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BP scores 19th discovery in Angola’s Block 31

Posted on 08 October 2009

 Sonangol and BP Exploration (Angola) have announced the Tebe oil discovery in ultra-deepwater Block 31, offshore Angola. This is the nineteenth discovery made by BP in Block 31 and is located in the southern portion of Block 31 some 350 km northwest of Luanda and about 12 km southeast of the Hebe discovery.

Tebe was drilled in a water depth of 1,752 m and reached a total depth of 3,325 m below sea level. The well results confirmed the capacity of the reservoir to flow in excess of 5,000 bbl/day under production conditions.

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