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.