Exploration discoveries ///

Apache’s ERB-A-1X well tested 1,910 bopd in Egypt’s onshore East Ras Budran Concession. The well was drilled to an 11,921-ft TVD to the primary objective section in the Darat Limestone. RWE Dea reported a third onshore oil discovery in Libya in Block NC195 of the Sirte Basin. The A1-NC195 exploration well found pay in the Dahra Formation at a depth of 4439 ft, and in the Beda formation at a depth of 4780 ft. The well tested 1,981 bopd. Anadarko Petroleum Company discovered oil in the Berkine Basin of Algeria, Block 403c/e. The well tested 870 bopd and was drilled to a TD of 11,848 ft. Noble Energy made two significant discoveries in offshore West Africa. The first was the company’s I-2 exploration well drilled offshore Equatorial Guinea on the Benita prospect in Block I. The well encountered 148 ft of net gas and condensate pay in high-quality Miocene reservoir rock.

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