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  • Exploration discoveries

    Arthur Berman, Contributing Editor

    Africa. Aminex’s Kiliwani North-1 (KN-1) well tested 40 MMcfd and 40 bcpd in the Nyuni/East Songo-Songo Block, offshore Tanzania. Aminex’s subsidiary Ndovu Resources (operator) has 39% interest and has five other partners. Gaz de France has made a gas discovery with its WEB-1X well in the West El Burullus Concession, offshore Nile Delta, Egypt. The well tested 27 MMcfd from Pliocene turbidite reservoirs. The well was drilled in 62 ft of water to a 7,884-ft TD. Gaz de France (operator) and Dana Petroleum each have a 50% interest in the block. Sonatrach discovered gas at its Tirechoumine-2 exploration well drilled in the Ahnet Block in the Sahara Desert’s In Salah region of Algeria. It tested gas at a rate of 1.75 MMcfd from Devonian Gedinnien reservoirs. Sonatrach has 100% interest in the block.

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