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  • 10 April 2013

    Ophir Energy, a UK-based company, focused on oil and gas exploration in Africa, today announced an updated reserves estimate for Jodari field, offshore Tanzania. Following the successful completion of the multi-well Jodari appraisal programme and Drill Stem Test (DST), Ophir management has increased the original 3.4 TCF mean recoverable resource estimate of the Jodari Field […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL advises that the Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has been completed and the well has intersected a hydrocarbon-bearing zone in the top of the Sunbird Miocene Pinnacle Reef. Analysis of the zone itself and recovered hydrocarbon samples are continuing. Analysis of the wireline log data and the fluid […]

  • 7 May 2013

    There are multiple logistical challenges associated with mobilising a drilling rig maintenance crew to an offshore location. The ability to meet and overcome these challenges, through an extensive track record of successfully completed projects, was a major consideration for Odfjell Drilling. DCD MARINE was successfully awarded the maintenance and upgrading project for Odfjell Drilling’s jointly-owned […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Ophir Energy said that drilling operations have commenced at the Taachui well on Block 1, offshore Tanzania. The Taachui well is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship on a prospect on the north-west margin of Block 1, Tanzania. It is targeting gross mean pre-drill recoverable resource estimates of 1.4 TCF in reservoirs of […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    operator Apache Kenya Limited (Apache) has secured the use of the deepwater drilling ship Deepsea Metro 1 to drill the giant Mbawa Prospect.

  • 17 March 2014

    Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL has provided an update regarding the Sunbird-1 exploration well in area L10A (Pancontinental 18.75%) offshore southern Kenya.

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    A Total Marine Technology (TMT) Typhoon MK2 heavy work class ROV has been contracted to provide drill support for Viet Gazprom aboard the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship. Before the installation the structure of the ROV, deck had to be upgraded to accommodate the specifications of the TMT Typhoon MK2 ROV and deployment equipment. TMT engineering […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Apache Corporation has, on behalf of the L-8 consortium, spudded Mbawa exploration well offshore Kenya. The Mbawa 1 exploration well spudded at 6:00 hours local time on 10 August 2012. Mbawa 1 is located in the Mbawa Prospect in offshore Kenya. The modern drillship Deepsea Metro 1 is expected to take about 60 days for […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Apache Coporation has announced that it will relinquish its share in the L8 block offshore Kenya. The company last night sent an e-mail to Reuters in which it said that it was giving up its 50 percent stake in Kenya’s offshore L8 Block in the Lamu Basin, as they determined that other areas in their portfolio provided better opportunities […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Mbawa-1 exploration well in the Apache operated L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has encountered gas in the shallowest objective. The Mbawa-1 exploration well has been drilled to a depth of 2,553 metres and has encountered approximately 52 metres of net gas pay in porous Cretaceous sandstones. The well will now be drilled to a total […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL has announced the Mbawa well, located in Block L8 offshore Kenya, has reached a depth of 2,006m RT (below the drill floor), where a second casing string is being set. Operations are continuing according to the drilling plan. Both the primary and main secondary exploration targets are deeper than the […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Origin Energy advises that L-8 operator Apache Corporation has, on behalf of the joint venture, commenced drilling the Mbawa Prospect in Kenya. The Mbawa 1 exploration well spudded at 6:00 hours local time on 10 August 2012. Origin will only advise the market again when well operations have been completed with a summary of results, […]

  • 12 August 2012

    Apache, the operator of L8 consortium, is gearing up for drilling an offshore well located in Block L8 in Kenya. As prevously reported, the drilling operation is expected to start this month. The Mbawa prospect will be drilled with the modern deepwater drillship Deepsea Metro 1. The well is expected to take some 45 to […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL has announced the Mbawa well, located in Block L8 offshore Kenya, has reached a depth of 2,553m RT (below the drill floor). The Mbawa well operator, Apache Corporation, has advised Pancontinental that between the last casing set at 1997.53m RT and the current depth of 2553m RT elevated mud gas readings […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL advises that the exploration well Sunbird-1 has commenced drilling in Licence area L10A offshore Kenya. The well is managed by the L10A Joint Venture operator BG Group, using the drillship Deepsea Metro 1. The Sunbird-1 well is planned to take 50 to 60 days to drill to 3,000m below sea […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Ophir Energy plc  announces further successful appraisal of the Mzia discovery in Block 1, Tanzania. Ophir holds 40% of Blocks 1, 3 and 4. BG Group operates with 60%.     The Mzia-3 appraisal well was drilled approximately 6km north of the original Mzia-1 discovery well and targeted the main Lower sands that comprise the […]

  • 6 January 2014

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL  has informed that the exploration well Sunbird-1 has started drilling in Licence area L10A offshore Kenya. The well is managed by the L10A Joint Venture operator BG Group, using the drillship Deepsea Metro 1. The Sunbird-1 well is planned to take 50 to 60 days to drill to 3,000m below sea level, […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    BG Group today announced it had completed its appraisal programme in the Jodari field of Block 1 offshore Tanzania, with a drill stem test on the original natural gas discovery well confirming the excellent quality of the Tertiary reservoir. The drill stem test on the Jodari-1 well, the first in deep water off Tanzania, flowed […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    BG Group today announced its fifth consecutive Tanzania gas discovery with the Mzia-1 exploration well located in Block 1, offshore southern Tanzania. Mzia-1 is BG Group’s first discovery within the deeper Cretaceous section and opens an extensive new play fairway within the Group’s offshore acreage in Blocks 1, 3 and 4, to complement the now […]

  • 16 May 2012

    BG Group today announced its fifth consecutive Tanzania gas discovery with the Mzia-1 exploration well located in Block 1, offshore southern Tanzania. Mzia-1 is BG Group’s first discovery within the deeper Cretaceous section and opens an extensive new play fairway within the Group’s offshore acreage in Blocks 1, 3 and 4, to complement the now […]

  • 2 October 2013

    BG Group today announced it had successfully completed a drill-stem test in the Pweza gas field offshore southern Tanzania, concluding an intensive appraisal programme in Block 4. The Pweza field is approximately 70 kilometres off the Tanzania coast in some 1 400 metres of water. Initial results from a drill stem test on Pweza-3 confirmed […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL (“Pancontinental”) announced that the Sunbird-1 well operated by BG Group (“Operator”), using the drillship Deepsea Metro-1, has reached a final depth of 2,850 metres below the drill floor. The water depth is 723 metres. The top of the Sunbird Miocene Pinnacle Reef was penetrated at 1,583.7 metres subsea. The Sunbird […]