Eni makes new oil discovery offshore Angola

Image source: Eni.Image source: Eni.Eni has made the ninth oil discovery in Block 15/06, in deep water offshore Angola

The well was drilled at a water depth of 976 m and reached a total depth of 4,107 m.

Additional drilling has been carried out from the Vandumbu 1 well in a different direction.

Vandumbu 1 ST (side track) reached a depth of 3,480 m, finding a net oil pay of 114 m, contained in Lower Miocene high quality sand.

Eni estimates that Vandumbu 1 ST has a production capacity in excess of 5,000 bpd.

Eni is operator of Block 15/06 with 35 per cent. The other partners of the joint venture are SSI Fifteen Limited (25 per cent), Sonangol (15 per cent), Total (15 per cent), Falcon Oil Holding Angola SA (five per cent) and Statoil Angola Block 15/06 (five per cent).

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