Stay Connected

First Repsol offshore Namibia wildcat slated for 2014

Offshore staff

LONDON – Repsol is expected to drill a well offshore Namibia by mid-2014, according to partner Tower Resources.

The multi-billion barrel Welwitschia-1 well will be drilled on the PEL0010 license in the Walvis basin, 200 km (124 mi) north of HRT’s recent sub-commercial Wingat discovery.

Welwitchia-1 well has multiple reservoir targets from the Palaeocene to the Aptian. It is close to Norsk Hydro’s 1911-15/1 well drilled in 1994, which recovered oil from core samples in the Albian.

5/23/2013

Repsol offshore Namibia

Related Articles

CLOV FPSO reaches port in Angola

Nov 20, 2013

Total says the FPSO for its CLOV project in Angola’s deepwater block 17 has reached Porto Amboim in Angola.

Dolphin books more seismic assignments offshore West Africa

Nov 20, 2013

Dolphin has secured new contracts for a 2D seismic survey and a 3D survey offshore West Africa.

Trending News

N’Goma FPSO sails for block 15/06 offshore Angola

Jul 22, 2014

The newly named N’Goma FPSO, which arrived just over a month ago in Angola, has now sailed for the Eni-operated offshore block 15/06, where mooring operations by the SBM Installer vessel will take place. OPS will operate the N’Goma FPSO.

 

Tullow finds no pay in PL 507 in North Sea

Jul 22, 2014

Tullow Oil plc did not encounter hydrocarbons in the Lupus exploratory well, 31/10-1, in the North Sea.

Harvest targets FPSO for presalt Dussafu oil development offshore Gabon

Jul 22, 2014

Harvest Natural Resources has signed a declaration of commerciality with the Gabonese Republic (Gabon) for the Dussafu block offshore Gabon.

COSCO reports on troubled Octabuoy project

Jul 22, 2014

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd, with regard to the vessel building contract for the Octabuoy hull and the topside module secured by COSCO’s subsidiary COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd with ATP Oil & Gas (UK) Ltd, the COSCO board reports that ATP UK is currently in company voluntary arrangement (CVA) in the UK.

TIW delivers safety valves to MWCC

Jul 22, 2014

TIW Corp. has completed and delivered two large-diameter ball-type safety valves to Marine Well Containment Co. (MWCC) for use with its expanded containment system.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

View more Job Listings >>