Tullow tests oil in Kenya, finds indications in Ethiopia

04/22/2013
A Tullow Oil PLC group has tested oil from the lowermost pay zone at the Ngamia-1 discovery well in the Lokichar basin in Kenya and encouraging hydrocarbon indications at an exploratory well in southern Ethiopia. The group recovered 281 b/d of 30° gravity oil on a progressive cavity pump on a drillstem test of the Lower Lokhone formation at the Ngamia-1 well on Block 10BB in Kenya. Logs and MDT sampling had indicated as much as 43 m of potential pay in this zone. The group will run five more DSTs in the Auwerwer (formerly Upper Lokhone) sandstones, which are the highest quality reservoirs penetrated in the Ngamia well and which produced very well in the recent tests at the Twiga South-1 w...
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