Deeper oil zones targeted in Casamance Dome Flore area

Early processing results are encouraging from a 380 sq km 3D seismic survey acquired earlier this year over the Dome Flore and Dome Gea salt dome heavy oil accumulations in the Casamance basin, said operator Fusion Oil & Gas PLC, Perth, WA.The accumulations, discovered in 1967 and 1970, are on the 1,600 sq km Dome Flore Concession in the AGC joint development area off Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. The concession extends from shore to more than 100 m of water in the Atlantic. The entire seismic volume was to be subject to prestack depth migration.Original drilling identified 500 million to more than 1 billion bbl of biodegraded heavy oil in very shallow reservoirs of Oligocene age deemed unec...

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