Africa Oil & Gas: Erin Energy spuds Oyo-9 well offshore Nigeria


Pacific Bora
Pacific Bora (image courtesy by Erin Energy)

Erin Energy has commenced drilling of the Oyo-9 well. The well is being drilled with the Pacific Bora sixth-generation drilling rig on the Oyo field offshore Nigeria.


The well is expected to take approx. 62 days to drill and complete. The tie-in of the well to the FPSO for production commencement is expected in the later part of the fourth-quarter 2017. The well is expected to add an additional 6,000 to 7,000 barrels of oil per day to the field’s current production. (Source: Erin Energy)

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