Ghana: Hess finds oil, gas-condensate at Paradise

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, June 7
– Hess Corp. said the Paradise-1 exploratory well off Ghana encountered an estimated 490 net ft of oil and gas-condensate pay in three intervals.

The company filed a notice of discovery with the minister of energy for the well, which went to 16,436 ft in 6,038 ft of water on the Deepwater Tano-Cape Three Points license. Hess will evaluate well results and work with Ghana National Petroleum Corp. and the government to plan appraisal drilling. 

Hess said the well encountered the hydrocarbons in Upper Cretaceous-aged clastic reservoirs. Paradise is in the central part of the block south of the Jubilee and Odum discoveries.

Hess is license operator with 90% interest, and GNPC has 10%.



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