TotalEnergies Shifts Drilling On Egina, Akpo To December.

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TotalEnergies has said it will start a major drilling campaign on Egina and Akpo oil fields in December.

With 200,000 barrels per day crude oil expected from the Egina field; PUNCH learnt that the commencement of drilling activities had been some sort of challenge to the international oil company.

The potential 11-well drilling programme was due to begin five months ago; but the start date was moved to December due to various reasons such as rig availability.

The delay was again confirm by the Executive General Manager, Egina Project, Jean-Michel Guy; when he said, “The water depth poses a challenge for the development of Egina. Which is one of the deepest offshore projects by TotalEnergies.”

Guy further explained reason for the delay to be that it was due to the “difficult conditions” encountered during the course of drilling.


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