Meeting exploration challenges in Uganda's remote Albert graben

Heritage Oil & Gas Corp. and partner Energy Africa Ltd. are poised to drill their first exploration well in the Albert graben of western Uganda in August 2002 (Fig. 1). Click here to enlarge imageThis drilling campaign is the culmination of a 5-year exploration work program, including two seasons of seismic acquisition, which has demonstrated that the Albert graben has the potential to be a new and significant hydrocarbon province.The potential of the Albert graben as a hydrocarbon province has long been recognized, but the basin has never been properly tested. Heritage's seismic in 1998 was the first acquired in Uganda, and the forthcoming exploration drilling will evaluate what is ...

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