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Anadarko Petroleum Strikes Oil, Gas Offshore Ghana

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July 18, 2012

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced the Wawa-1 exploration well, located in the Deepwater Tano Block offshore the Republic of Ghana, discovered approximately 43 net feet (13 meters) of oil pay and 65 net feet (20 meters) of gas-condensate pay in Turonian-aged reservoirs. Samples from the well show the oil is of good quality, between 38 and 44 degrees API, and pressure data indicate the Wawa discovery is a separate and distinct accumulation from the adjacent TEN (Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme) complex.

"The Wawa discovery extends the presence of hydrocarbon-bearing formations more ...


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