GAMBIA: Drilling of Bambo-1 well Expected to Commence in 1 Month

FAR says operational and logistics planning for the drilling of the Bambo-1 well in offshore Block A2  are well advanced and the IceMax drillship is scheduled to be in Las Palmas in late
October to complete preparations and loading before mobilizing to The Gambia. FAR has been advised that the spud date for the Bambo-1 well is planned for 13 November, 2021.

FAR contracted Exceed’s wells management team in Aberdeen to assist with the planning and execution of the well.

Vertically stacked targets at Bambo-1

All other major contracts for the Bambo-1 drilling project have been awarded, including the contract with Stena for the IceMax and with Schlumberger for bundled services.

Contracts for marine support vessels and helicopter services have also been awarded. Most long-lead materials and supplies have been received and are now at several locations in readiness for the operational phase of the project.

The shore base for the project is located at Dakar, Senegal, and is now fully operational and ready to support the upcoming drilling activities.

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