The Etame field offshore Gabon was successfully drilled to a total depth of 10 260 ft and encountered both Gamba and Dentale oil sands.
The well in the UK Southern Gas Basin was targeting 220 billion ft3 of P50 gross resource, in an undrilled area 4 km east of the 500 billion ft3 Tolmount gas field.
ONGC's overseas explorer has recorded a gas discovery in Brazil's Sergipe Alagoas Basin and an oil discovery in Colombia's Llanos Basin.
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Wintershall Dea will retain a 70% participating interest and operatorship in its Potiguar offshore exploration blocks.
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Operations involved drilling over 2000 m and acquiring more than 1400 high quality samples and over 900 m of seismic PCPT data.