EXPLORATION Exploratory drilling to start in eastern Tanzania

Where Tanzania Wildcatting is Proposed [56556 bytes] Exploratory drilling is possible later this year in southeastern Tanzania. Tanganyika Oil Co. Ltd., Vancouver, B.C., is negotiating with potential partners to drill two structures near the Indian Ocean coast about 180 miles south-southwest of Dar es Salaam (OGJ, Nov. 13, 1995, p. 107). The East Lika well would test the Mandawa Jurassic salt basin on Block 1. It would be drilled to 6,700 ft to test a feature that could hold as much as 200 million bbl of oil in a presalt structural closure of 5,200 acres. The Mitole A prospect, a 7,500 ft test, could hold as much as 330 million bbl of oil in an intrasalt structural closure of 7,400 ac...

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