2D seismic

Farm-in Negotiations Between FAR Ltd & Milio International Collapse

Kenya’s Block 6 operator Australia’s FAR Ltd has said it has terminated farm-in negotiations with regards to Block L6 due to the enduring land issues that have stopped land access in the Kipini Conservancy. According to the operator which suspended activity within the block earlier this year citing insecurity the land access factor was the …

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Swala Oil & Gas Pushes Kito 1 Well Drilling to 2019

The drilling of the Kito 1 well in Tanzania’s Kilosa Kilombero license will likely happen in 2019 following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Swala Oil and Gas, the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation and the Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority that will ensure that the explorer receives, in a timely fashion, all necessary permits …

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FAR in Dialogue with Kenya over 2D seismic acquisition on Block L6

Onshore Block L6 operator Australian explorer FAR says the company is in dialogue with the ministry as a result of the challenges the company faced in accessing land due to the ongoing security issues in Lamu County last year that hindered it to go ahead with a planned 2D seismic acquisition. FAR Ltd says it continues …

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Spectrum To Acquire 2D Multi-Client Seismic Survey Between Mauritius And The Seychelles

The Joint Commission administering the Joint Management Area (JMA), located over the Mascarene Plateau between Mauritius and the Seychelles, have signed an Agreement with Spectrum Geo to acquire a 20,000 km broadband 2D Multi-Client seismic survey over the JMA. This new dataset, to be acquired and processed by Spectrum, lies within exploration blocks already delineated …

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Africa Oil To Reevaluate Bogal-1 Discovery, Reprocess 2D Seismic In Block 9

Kenya’s Block 9 operator Africa Oil has until June 2018 to undertake engineering and well design for reevaluation and testing of Bogal-1 well over eight years after the well was plugged and abandoned by then operator CNOOC citing extensive fracture network proven by the abundant fluid losses during drilling and the Formation Micro Imaging (FMI) …

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Spectrum commences 2D Multi-Client Survey Offshore Mozambique

Spectrum has announced the commencement of a 2D seismic survey offshore Mozambique on behalf of the Institute of National Petroleum (INP) and in anticipation of future license rounds. This new 2D seismic programme of up to 19,000 km will be undertaken utilising a 10,000 m long offset with continuous recording to enable extended recording lengths …

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Octant Energy Plans 4 wells, 2D Seismic in Kenya’s Mandera and Lamu Basin Blocks

Octant Energy which took over from Afren operated Blocks 1, L17 and L18 plans to carry on with already identified drill ready prospects in the three blocks as well as 2D seismic in south Eastern part of the Mandera basin to futher provide more information at El Wak. This is according to its presentation in …

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Simba Essel to Acquire 3D Seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A Ahead of Drilling

Simba Essel has announced that following a review of the Sproule report, (the 51-101 report) it now plans to proceed with a 3D seismic program covering approximately 160 square kilometers over its most promising area in early 2018 as OilNews Kenya had earlier reported. The 3D seismic is expected to help further delineate and identify …

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Simba Essel to carry out Additional Seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A Ahead of Drilling

Simba Essel has said it is contemplating additional seismic to further detail prospects identified in the last 2D seismic acquisition programme and to choose the best location for drilling with the objective being to develop a dual or triple prospect location. The Company which plans to drill an exploration well of approximately 3,000 metres in 2018 …

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TPDC Prepares to Acquire 2D Seismic in Eyasi Wembere License

The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation is preparing to begin the search of a partner to enable it carry out acquisition of 150km lines of 2D seismic in its wholly operated Eyasi Wembere License in the north eastern part of Tanzania. The block which lies in the East African Rift System has to date seen no …

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