Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 9

26-Feb-2007

OPEC

Total Announces Two Ultra-Deepwater Oil Discoveries In Angolas Block 32

Total announced on 8 February it had made two oil discoveries with its eighth and ninth exploration wells in the ultra-deepwater Block 32 offshore Angola. Drilled in a water depth of 1,977ms, the Manjericão-1 well tested more than 5,000 b/d of oil from Oligocene oil bearing reservoirs. This discovery is located in the central part of Block 32, approximately 38km northwest...