Eni has successfully completed the drilling of the exploration well "Baraka South East 1" offshore Tunisia, approximately 100 kilometers south-east of Tunisi. The well, drilled at a water-depth of approximately 90 meters, reached a total depth of 2,300 meters. Production tests yielded a flow rate of 4,600 barrels per day of high-quality oil: the largest volume of crude oil ever produced through a vertical well, offshore Tunisia.
Evaluations and studies for the development and the production start-up of the field are currently underway. Production phase envisages the use of an FPSO.