Buhari to witness first crude oil drilling in Northern Nigeria Tuesday
This marks the primary oil discovery in industrial amount in Northern Nigeria after 8 months of crude oil exploration at the Upper Benue Trough.
President Muhammadu might be gift whilst the validation section of the primary incorporated Oil Development undertaking in Northern Nigeria commences on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
According to an professional of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), the drilling sports will take area on the Kolmani OPLs 809 and 810 exploration sites positioned in a border network among Bauchi and Gombe states.
The Punch quoted an NNPC professional, who spoke on situation of anonymity, as announcing that, “The President is predicted on the site on Tuesday to witness the primary drilling of crude in the north, which goes to similarly raise our manufacturing as a nation.”
Recall that Buhari had in February 2019 flagged off the landmark spud-in rite of Kolmani River II Well and in October of equal year, the NNCP introduced discovery of crude oil, fueloline and condensate deposits at the site.
This marks the primary oil discovery in industrial amount in Northern Nigeria after 8 months of crude oil exploration at the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin withinside the North-East.
AbujaBuzz reviews that the country wide oil company had said that it received 435.54km2 of 3D Seismic Data over Kolmani Prospect in the Upper Benue Trough, Gongola Basin.