Kosmos makes discovery off Ghana

Kosmos Energy reports its Teak-1 exploration well offshore Ghana has discovered hydrocarbons.

Offshore staff

DALLAS – Kosmos Energy reports its Teak-1 exploration well offshore Ghana has discovered hydrocarbons. The well, in the West Cape Three Points block, encountered oil, gas/condensate, and natural gas over a 576-m (1,890-ft) interval.

Logs and samples indicate the well found pay in five Campanian and Turonian sandstones with 26 m (85 ft) of oil. Samples show the Campanian reservoirs with 40º API and the Turonian with 32º API. The well is updip and northeast of Jubilee field.

The Atwood Hunter semisubmersible rig drilled the Teak-1 well in a water depth of 868 m (2,847 ft) to a total depth of 3,170 m (10,398 ft) and will now drill Teak-2

Kosmos is the operator of the West Cape Three Points and holds a 30.875% interest. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has 30.875% interest; Tullow Oil plc has 22.896%; E.O. Group Ltd has 3.5%; Sabre Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd has 1.854%; and Ghana National Petroleum Corp. has a 10% carried interest.

02/10/2011

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