TEXACO UNIT, PARTNERS DRILL OIL STRIKE OFF NORTHWEST ANGOLA
Texaco Latin America/West Africa and partners have tested another oil discovery off Angola. Texaco's 1 Bagre flowed 34.6-36.8 gravity oil at a combined rate of 13,488 b/d from five zones in Cretaceous dolomite at 9,130-9,640 ft. The group is assessing the discovery's potential for development. It was drilled to 11,086 ft measured depth in 72 ft of water on the 1 million acre Block 2 about 7 miles off Angola's northwest coast and 200 miles north of Luanda.