ERHC Energy Chad, a subsidiary of ERHC Energy Inc. has commenced an airborne gravity/magnetic survey of BDS 2008 in Southern Chad. ERHC has 100 percent of the interest in BDS 2008.
Bridgeporth is flying 4,720 line kilometers, focusing on two main areas identified by ERHC's technical team:
◾ North of Esso's Tega and Maku discoveries in the Doseo basin; and
◾ East of and on trend with OPIC's Benoy-1 margin discovery in the Doba basin.
The Doba and Doseo basins feature active exploration and development projects with discoveries exceeding 1,290 MMBOE. ERHC also has contracted with Bridgeporth to process and interpret the collected gravity/magnetic data.