Kenya: Anadarko's Kubwa-1 well in Block L-07 offshore Kenya disappoints
18 Apr 2013
Anadarko has completed drilling its Kubwa well in the L-07 Block offshore Kenya, which encountered non-commercial oil shows in reservoir-quality sands.
'We are very encouraged with our first test of Kenya's previously unexplored deepwater basin, in which mudlog and well-site evaluation of core data indicates the presence of a working petroleum system with reservoir-quality sands,' Sr. Vice President, Worldwide Exploration Bob Daniels said. 'The Kubwa well tested multiple play concepts and provided useful data regarding the prospectivity of our six-million-acre position offshore Kenya. The rig will now mobilize south to drill the Kiboko well.'
Anadarko operates the L-07 Block with a 50-percent working interest. Co-venturers in the L-07 Block include Total E&P Kenya (40 percent) and PTT Exploration & Production (10 percent).
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