Tullow Oil is set to start the drilling of its northern most well in the south Lokichar basin ‘Erut’ to date on December 16th according to the country’s exploration manager Kevin Christopherson who was speaking at the just concluded SPE/AAPG . Energy and Technology Conference
The well to the north east of the l has the potential to derisk the northern prospects and will target the auwerwer and lokone at less than 1,600 meters.
The Etom 2 discovery encountered high net pay increasing prospectivity of greater Etom complex and opens up northern play fairway
Following the Erut well the company will head to drill the Etete well set to spud in January to the southern side of the Etom complex and has Auwerwer and Lokone targets at less than 1,800 meters.
Appraisal of the Ngamia and Amosing Updips fields in Blocks 13T and 10BB respectively is expected to start in February and March.
Tullow Oil also plans to evaluate the Lopara & Ekosowan North Prospects that will test large stratigraphic trap between Amosing & Ekosowan. The Lopara & Ekosowan prospects have potential to add significant resources & extend Amosing trend.
Tullow Oil has discovered resources of over 760 MM barrels with an upside of 1.6 BN barrels in the South Lokichar Basin in Kenya