Bowleven Encounters Hydrocarbons Onshore Cameroon

Africa-focused energy company Bowleven announced Monday that its Moambe exploration well, located on the Bomono Permit onshore Cameroon, has encountered hydrocarbons.

The well was drilled to its planned total depth of 5,803 feet and made its discovery in Paleocene (Tertiary) aged target reservoir intervals. Moambe is the second in a two well exploration program on the Bomono Permit and Bowleven announced on July 24, 2015 that the first well in the program, Zingana, also discovered hydrocarbons. The Moambe well will now be tested before further testing takes place at Zingana.

Kevin Hart, Bowleven chief executive, commented in a company statement:

“We are pleased with the discoveries made at Zingana and Moambe. In line with our drill-drill, test-test strategy, preparations are now underway for an extended well test at Moambe. Moreover, the advanced discussions with Actis and Eneo regarding a gas-to-power scheme to supply the nearby Cameroon national grid, demonstrates the strengthened commercial environment for the timely monetization of success at Bomono.”



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
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.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  What Should Go On Your Electrical Engi... (Jul 25)
 -  AECOM to Lead Permitting for Monkey Is... (Jul 25)
 -  LyondellBasell Plans Its Largest Inves... (Jul 21)
 -  Preparing a Mechanical Engineering Res... (Jul 19)
 -  Tesoro Signs Deal with Pemex to Enter ... (Jul 19)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
equipment operator
Expertise: Civil Engineering|Hydraulic & Pneumatic|Rig Instrument Tech
Location: Midland, 
 
Rope Access Electrician-B
Expertise: Rig Electrician
Location: Louisiana, LA
 
Deepwater Roustabout
Expertise: Roustabout
Location: Houma, LA
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $50.97/BBL 1.53%
Light Crude Oil : $48.75/BBL 1.79%
Natural Gas : $2.92/MMBtu 0.68%
Updated in last 24 hours