Kosmos Energy made a light oil discovery at the Akasa-1 exploratory well on the West Cape Three Points Block offshore the Republic of Ghana. Analysis of the gathered information has confirmed that the well penetrated 108 feet (33 meters) of oil-bearing pay in four good quality Turonian-aged sand packages.
The operator stated that the encountered Turonian reservoirs are similar in age to those discovered at Jubliee and Mahogany East. Oil samples recovered from the well are registering at 38 degrees API gravity. The Atwood Hunter semisub drilled the Akasa-1 well to a total depth of 12,854 feet (3,918 meters) in 3,799 feet (1,158 meters) of water.
Kosmos Energy operates the West Cape Three Points Block with a 30.875%; Tullow Oil with 26.396%; Anadarko with 30.875%; Sabre O&G with 1.854%; and Ghana with 10%.
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