Exploration & Production

Kosmos completes drill stem test for Tortue

Kosmos Energy has completed the drill stem test for its Greater Tortue development, which straddles Senegal and Mauritania.
By Staff reporter 23 August 2017 0 27305

United States-based Kosmos Energy has completed the drill stem test for its Greater Tortue development, which straddles Senegal and Mauritania, the company announced in an emailed statement.

The test was carried out on the Tortue 1 well and was completed by the Atwood Achiever drillship.

The well achieved a flow rate of approximately 1.7 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d), and Kosmos said the test provides confidence the wells are capable of producing 5.7 MMcm/d of gas.

The results from the stem test will be used to help...