As part of its fourth round of Ogbele Field Development Drilling Campaign, Niger Delta Petroleum Resources Ltd (NDPR), commenced the drilling of a 3 Well campaign in the Ogbele Field. This will include further the drilling and completion of one (1) new Well in Omerelu Field.
The first well in the series, Ogbele-10, was spudded on the 18th of March 2018 and as at date has reached the programe Total Depth of the Pilot hole at 11,140 ft. It is programed as a horizontal completion on the D8.0 reservoir and projected to add an initial oil rate of 3000bld.
Next in sequence is Ogbele 1ex-B (Ogbele-11), also a horizontal completion but on the D7.0 reservoir. The well is planned to drill to a total depth of 14,500 ftss with an expected further oil rate of 3000 bld.
The third Well planned for drilling is Ogbele 1Strk1 (Ogbele -12) a vertical Well, with dual completions on the E6 and G3 reservoirs respectively. It is projected to drill to a total depth of 13,400 ftss and expected to contribute initial production rates of 1500 bbl/d and 25 MMScf/d respectively.
The 1st Well to be drilled by NDPR in Omerelu is programmed for Location A as a deviated appraisal Well with a two string dual completion planned on the A2 and A7 reservoirs respectively. Initial oil rates of circa 2000 bbls/d is expected.
Dr. ‘Layi Fatona, MD, NDPR Ltd, commented, ‘…. Even after 12 years of production, the upside reserves potential of our flagship asset, Ogbele, continues to amaze us all. Our fourth drilling campaign for Ogbele, and the first for Omerelu will significantly enhance oil and gas production for NDPR in 2018 and beyond.’