VAALCO working on ESP upgrade for offshore Gabon well

June 21, 2018
VAALCO Energy has completed workover operations on the Avouma 2H well offshore Gabon and replacement of the electrical submersible pump system.

Offshore staff

HOUSTONVAALCO Energy has completed workover operations on the Avouma 2H well offshore Gabon and replacement of the electrical submersible pump (ESP) system.

The well is now online and producing at rates above pre-shutdown levels, and should stabilize at around 2,000 b/d.

A third workover is under way to upgrade the ESP system in the South Tchibala 2H well while the company has the hydraulic workover unit on the platform.

In addition, VAALCO plans to mitigate the potential for a premature ESP failure by installing a system with design enhancements that should extend the ESPs’ run life.

06/21/2018

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