Eni finds gas offshore Congo

Eni finds gas offshore Congo

Italian energy giant Eni has announced that it has made a new discovery of gas and condensates offshore Congo, in the exploration prospect of Nkala Marine, located in Marine XII block.

The well is expected to have a potential of 250-350m barrels of oil equivalent in place, having provided over 300,000 standard cubic meters per day of gas and associated condensates during the production test.

Eni will be starting the evaluation of Nkala Marine through new delineation wells. Meanwhile, the company will start studies for its commercial development together with the joint venture partners.

Eni holds a 65% stake Marine XII block. The other partners are New Age, with 25% stake, and the Congolese state company Societé Nationale des Pétroles du Congo (SNPC), with 10% stake.

Jason Jiang

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