Springfield E&P Spuds Afina-1x Deepwater Well Offshore Ghana


Springfield Exploration and Production Limited (SEP), a subsidiary of Springfield Group, has made history by becoming the first independent African Energy company to drill in deep water.

Springfield has spud the Afina-1x well in the West Cape Three Points Block 2.

The Afina-1x well is the first of a two-well program being undertaken by Springfield utilizing the Stena Forth drillship.

The 673 sq km West Cape Three Points Block 2 (WCTP2), awarded in 2016, is located in the Tano / Western Basin. The water depth ranges from 100 meters to 1,700 meters.

Springfield E&P is the operator and majority interest holder of WCTP2 with state oil firm GNPC and its exploration company (Explorco) holding a minority interest.


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