Eni Boosts Reserves with New Discovery Offshore Mozambique
by Eni S.p.A.
|Monday, March 26, 2012
Eni announced a new giant natural gas discovery in Area 4, offshore Mozambique, at the Mamba North East 1 exploration prospect.
The results of this well, drilled in the Eastern part of Area 4, are of special importance since they increase the resource base of Area 4 by at least 10 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of which 8 tcf of these contained in reservoirs exclusively located in Area 4. This new discovery further improves the potential of the Mamba complex in Area 4 offshore Mozambique now estimated at at least 40 tcf of gas in place.
The discovery well encountered a total of 787 feet (240 meters) of gas pay in multiple high-quality Oligocene and Eocene sands and proved reservoir continuity and pressure communication with Mamba South 1 and Mamba North 1 wells.
During 2012 Eni plans to drill at least another four wells in nearby structures to fully assess the upside potential of the Mamba Complex.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.
Most Popular Articles