Combine eyeing numerous structures onshore Gabon

11/08/2004
Land exploration and development have shown great promise lately in Gabon, where offshore operations dominate.Shell Gabon SA in partnership with Pan-Ocean Energy Corp. Ltd., St. Helier, Jersey, UK, spudded a second well at press time near the Awokou-1 discovery on the 1,112-sq-km Awoun concession 8 km north of giant Avocette field operated by units of Shell and Total.The companies are 50-50 partners in the concession subject to a 20% government back-in. The Awokou-1 well on the Koula prospect came in close to prognosis and found light oil in thick Gamba sandstone. TD is 1,926 m. Click here to enlarge imageFurther evaluation showed the Gamba oil column to be 29 m thick with no gas cap in ...
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