Accessibility Links

Kosmos finds oil offshore Equatorial Guinea

04/11/2019
Like  

Follow

Kosmos Energy have announced an offshore discovery at the S-5 well off the coast of Equatorial Guinea.

The Maersk Voyager drillship was used for the exploration well offshore Equatorial Guinea
(Image via Maersk)

The well was drilled to a target depth of 4,400 metres in approximately 800 metres of water, and encountered 39 metres of net oil pay in good-quality Santonian reservoir. It was drilled by the Maersk Voyager drillship.

“The S-5 well was fast-tracked based on new 3D seismic acquired in 2018 and was Kosmos’ first infrastructure-led exploration (ILX) well drilled in Equatorial Guinea,” a statement from the company said.

The well is located within tie-back range of the Ceiba FPSO
(Image via Kosmos Energy)

The project is part of an infrastructure-led exploration program that targets areas where Kosmos has existing production and midstream capacity to be able to use subsea tiebacks for new developments. This well is located within the tie-back range of the Ceiba FPSO, and Kosmos have said that work is now ongoing to establish the scale of the discovered resource and evaluate the optimal development solution.

They hope that the tieback capabilities will enable them to deliver first production in under 18 months.

“We are very excited about the results of the S-5 well, the first well drilled in this ongoing exploration campaign,” said Oil Minister Gabriel Obiang Lima.

“The discovery is a strong validation of our strategy to replace oil reserves by exploring the highly prospective oil basins like Rio Muni.”

Work on upcoming Oil & Gas projects across Africa

View all of Fircroft’s available jobs in Africa, or register with us for free to find out more about all the latest opportunities for engineering and technical professionals within the Oil & Gas industry.

Recent Comments
Congratulations on your discovery.
Joao Paulo Gil, 07 November 2019
Congratulations on your discovery. I would like an opportunity to go back to work in Africa. I have both onshore and offshore experience in construction and maintenance supervision at OIL & GAS
Joao Paulo Gil, 07 November 2019
There are have any Electrician job for me
SK AJIMUDDIN MOHAMMED , 10 November 2019
Add new comment
*
*
*
By commenting on this blog you're agreeing to our terms of use

Comments left should relate to the subject of the above blog. Unfortunately job applications cannot be accepted here.

For job enquiries and applications please use our job search and for technical or account queries please contact us.
Kosmos finds oil offshore Equatorial Guinea - Time to read 2 min
Share this article
Like  

Follow

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use fircroft.com
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.