Bowleven testing pay zones in well offshore Cameroon

Offshore staff

EDINBURGH, UK – Bowleven Oil & Gas (LON:BLVN) has found hydrocarbon-bearing pay while drilling the IM-5 well in block MLHP-7 offshore Cameroon in 56 m (184 ft) water depth.

The well, on the Etinde permit, recorded hydrocarbons in both the Middle Isongo and Intra Isongo objectives based on core analysis, wireline logs, fluid samples, and pressure data.

The well has reached targeted TD of 3,430 m (11,250 ft) measured depth and is setting liner for further testing.

Bowleven has reported the Middle Isongo interval to have 25 m (82 ft) net pay at a MD of 3,360 m (11,021 ft). The Intra Isongo sand is reported to have 70 m (230 ft) of net pay.


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