Anadarko Strikes Again in Deepwater Mozambique

In deepwater Mozambique, Anadarko reached total depth of approximately 16,930 feet in the Windjammer discovery well and encountered an additional 76 net feet of natural gas pay. The additional pay intersected in the deeper objective brings the total net feet of natural gas pay in Windjammer to more than 555 feet. Windjammer is located about 30 miles east of the Mozambique coastline in approximately 4,800 feet of water. Anadarko next plans to move the Belford Dolphin drillship approximately 50 miles south-southeast to drill the company's Collier prospect.

Anadarko is the operator with an approximate 43-percent paying interest in Windjammer. Co-owners in the well are BPRL Ventures Mozambique B.V. (11.75 percent), Cove Energy Mozambique Rovuma Offshore, Ltd. (10 percent), Mitsui E&P Mozambique Area 1, Limited (23.5 percent) and Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1 Limited (11.75 percent). Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos, ep's 15-percent interest is being carried through the exploration phase.

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