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New significant oil discovery in the offshore of Congo


Published Oct 31, 2014
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Eni preliminary estimates the potential of Minsala Marine discovery in about 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place, of which 80% oil.

Eni has made a new important oil discovery in the Minsala Marine exploration prospect located in the Marine XII Block offshore Congo at 35 Kilometers from the shoreline and 12 kilometers from the recent Nené Marine discovery.

The discovery was made through the Minsala Marine 1 well which was drilled in 75 metres of water depth and reached a total depth of 3,700 metres.

The well encountered a significant accumulation of light oil in the Lower Cretaceous age pre-salt sequence, passing through an hydrocarbon column of 420 metres. Eni preliminary estimates the potential of Minsala Marine discovery in about 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place, of which 80% oil.

Tags: Eni S.p.A.




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