Total has made a major fuel condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, situated on Block 11B/12B within the Outeniqua Basin, 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa.
The Brulpadda effectively encountered 57 meters of internet fuel condensate pay in Lower Cretaceous reservoirs. Following the success of the principle goal, the effectively was deepened to a closing depth of three,633 meters and has additionally been profitable within the Brulpadda-deep prospect.
“We are more than happy to announce the Brulpadda discovery which was drilled in a difficult Deepwater surroundings”, mentioned Kevin McLachlan, Senior Vice President Exploration at Total. “With this discovery, Total has opened a brand new world-class fuel and oil play and is effectively positioned to check a number of follow-on prospects on the identical block.”
Total drilled this exploration effectively with the tough surroundings semi-submersible Deepsea Stavanger and was capable of leverage its expertise in comparable environments, such because the West of Shetland, UK.
Following the success of Brulpadda and affirmation of the play potential, Total and its companions plan to accumulate 3D seismic this yr, adopted by as much as 4 exploration wells on this license.
The Block 11B/12B covers an space of 19,000 sq. kilometers, with water depths starting from 200 to 1,800 meters, and is operated by Total with a 45% working curiosity, alongside Qatar Petroleum (25%), CNR worldwide (20%) and Main Street, a South African consortium (10%). (Source: Total – Image: Deepsea Stavanger/AkerBP)
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