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Anglo African provide rig update

Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, an independent oil and gas developer, has provided an update on its planned multi-horizon TLP-103 well to be drilled at the company's Tilapia licence in the Republic of Congo.


Novatek spuds first North Obskiy well

PAO NOVATEK announced that its subsidiary OOO Arctic LNG 3 commenced drilling of the first well at the North-Obskiy license area located in the shallow waters of the Ob Bay. The initial well is drilled using a jack-up floating drilling rig “Amazon” leased from “Gazprom flot”. The drilling process is based on zero discharge principle, whereby all of the waste products are collected and transported 125 km to Sabetta onshore base.


Savannah Petroleum spuds Eridal-1 well

Savannah Petroleum PLC, the West African focused British independent oil and gas company, has announced that the fourth well in its current Niger drilling campaign, Eridal-1, was spudded on 27 July 2018.