Erin Energy Commences Production From Oyo-8 Oil Field

Yemisi Izuora/Ijeoma Agudosi
Erin-Energy
Erin Energy Corporation has commenced oil production from the Oyo-8 well (Oyo-8) located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria

The well is expected to produce approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per day following cleanup and optimisation of choke size.

Erin Energy is the operator of the Oyo field with a 100 per cent interest in the block.

Oyo-8, which was drilled in the third quarter of 2014 to a total depth of approximately 1,850 metres, was successfully completed horizontally in the Pliocene formation.

Oyo-8 is located in approximately 300 metres of water and is producing into the floating production, storage and offloading vessel, Armada Perdana.

The well is expected to produce approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per day following cleanup and optimisation of choke size.

Segun Omidele, senior vice-president of Exploration and Production commented said,  “We are quite pleased with the initial well performance and will be working over the next few days to optimise the flow rate.

Bringing this well on production is a milestone achievement for our organization and was made possible through the hard work and dedication of our entire team and our service providers.”

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