The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of hydrocarbon deposits in the Kolmani River II Well on the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin, in the North-Eastern part of the country
This is coming eight months after the well began to be drilled in February 2019
A press release by the Corporation’s Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Samson Makoji, stated that NNPC acquired 435.54km2 of 3D Seismic Data over Kolmani Prospect in the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin. This was to evaluate Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) Kolmani River 1 Well Discovery of 33 BCF and explore deeper levels.
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PRESS RELEASE: @NNPCgroup Discovers Hydrocarbon Deposits in Gongola Basin-Upper Benue Trough
According to the @NNPCgroup, computation of hydrocarbon volume is on-going and will be announced in due course.
— NNPC Group (@NNPCgroup) October 11, 2019