Anadarko drilling 1st of 4 deepwater Mozambique wells
Anadarko has commenced drilling the Windjammer prospect in the Indian Ocean deepwater Rovuma Offshore Area 1 off Mozambique with the drillship Belford Dolphin.
Cove Energy, Anadarko's partner in the concession, said today that the Windjammer test well is the first of four deepwater exploration wells Anadarko intends to drill this year in the Rovuma Offshore Area 1. It was spudded in December and is currently drilling ahead.
Anadarko is the operator of the Rovuma Offshore Area 1 Block in partnership with Artumas, Mitsui E&P, Cove, and Maurel et Prom. Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH), the national oil company of Mozambique, has back-in rights to 15% interest.