Total Announces Offshore Angola Discovery

TEPA Limited and Sonangol have discovered hydrocarbons in the northeastern area of Block 17/06 offshore Angola. The Canna-1 well, drilled in a water depth of 1,460 feet (445 meters), found hydrocarbons in a reservoir of Miocene age. While conducting a production test, the well produced more than 5,000 bopd of high quality oil (33 degree API) during a production test.

Sonangol is the concessionaire of Block 17/06. TEPA Limited is the operator of the block with a 30% stake. Total’s partners in the block include Sonangol (30%), Sonangol Sinopec International Seventeen Limited (27.5%), ACREP Bloco 17 (5%), Falcon Oil Holding Angola (5%), and Partex Oil and Gas (2.5%).  

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