Ophir contracts rig for Gabon pre-salt

Issue 262 - 02 Oct 2013 | 1 minute read
Ophir Energy has secured a rig for a West African drilling campaign to start in February in Gabon. It has agreed heads of terms for a deep-water drillship for six firm wells plus additional contingent slots. The programme will start in early February with the 1bn barrel Padouck Deep pre-salt prospect on Gabon’s Ntsina Block, followed by the Affanga Deep prospect on the Gnondo Block, then the pre-salt Okala prospect on the Mbeli Block.

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