Ophir secures drillship for wells offshore Gabon

Ophir Energy has agreed to initial contract terms for a deepwater drillship for a multi-well program offshore West Africa in 2014.

Offshore staff

LONDONOphir Energy has agreed to initial contract terms for a deepwater drillship for a multi-well program offshore West Africa in 2014. This covers six firm and additional contingent slots.

The program is due to start off Gabon in early February with drilling of the potential1-Bbbl presalt Padouck Deep prospect on the Ntsina block.

This will likely be followed by a well on the Affanga Deep prospect on the Gnondo block and another on thepresalt Okala prospect on the Mbeli block.

9/24/2013

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