Tullow Oil celebrated three finds Thursday at its Ngamia-5, Ngamia-6 and Amosing-3 appraisal wells in onshore Kenya block 10BB.

The Ngamia-5 well was drilled to a final depth of 7,601 feet and was deviated 1,640 feet northeast of Ngamia-1.

The well encountered between 524 feet to 656 feet of net oil pay, UK-based Tullow said.

The Ngamia-6, the second well to be drilled from the Ngamia-1 discovery well pad, reached a final depth of 8,136 feet and was deviated 2,624 feet north of Ngamia-1.

Ngamia-6 encountered 442 feet of net oil pay.

Both Ngamia wells have been suspended and remain available for use in an extend well test program that will start in the second quarter of 2015.

The Amosing-3 well in Block 10BB continued the successful appraisal of the Amosing oil field.

The well was drilled about half a mile northwest of the Amosing-1 discovery well and encountered over 351 feet of net oil pay in “good quality” reservoir sands.

The well reached a final depth of 2,403 feet and has been suspended for use in future appraisal and development activities.

All three wells were drilled with the PR Marriott 46 rig.

The PR Marriott 46 rig will now be moved to continue the appraisal of the Ngamia field, drilling the Ngamia-7 well to test the field’s eastern flank.

Tullow operates block 10BB with a 50 percent share.

British Colombia-based Africa Oil Corporation holds the remaining 50 percent stake.


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