Australia’s Invictus Energy is preparing to drill the largest gas prospect in onshore Africa. The drilling project will result in huge gas discovery in the region that is sufficient enough to supply gas-hungry South Africa or even to build a new Zimbabwe oil and gas industry
Drilling is expected in August
Mobilisation of the Exalo 202 drill rig had completed from Songo Songo Island in Tanzania to Cabora Bassa Basin in Zimbabwe.
Furthermore, the first batch of equipment arrives on-site in Zimbabwe, and the drilling program is now expected to happen in August.
Well service contract awarded
In its latest announcement, the company announced the award of a good service contract to the largest oilfield service provider Baker Hughes. The agreement covers all the services required in the drilling project. From project management to supply of specialized tools and services like wellhead supply and installation. Baker Hughes will be participating in drilling two wells.