Eni completes production test on well offshore Congo

Offshore staff

SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy – Eni has completed the production test on the Minsala Marine 1 NFW, located in the Marine XII block offshore Congo. During the production test, the well delivered in natural flow in excess of 5,000 boe/d and 14 MMcf/d (396,440 cm/d) from an opened section of 37 m (121 ft) out of the 420-m (1,378-ft) oil column identified in the discovery. The oil quality is 41 °API.

Eni preliminarily estimates the potential of Minsala Marine discovery to be about 1 Bboe in place, of which 80% is oil. Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Congo SA, is operator of Marine XII with a 65% share. The company has scheduled an appraisal for the discovery and is studying the commercial development of its reserves.


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