Kosmos Energy, BP’s partner at the 15tcf deepwater Tortue FLNG development on the Mauritania/Senegal maritime border, on 1 July announced a success with the first of three wells planned for this year.

The Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 (GTA-1) well was drilled on an anticline at the eastern edge of the Greater Tortue development area some 10km east of (ie towards the coast from) the initial May 2015 Tortue-1 discovery (MEES, 8 May 2015). (CONTINUED - 957 WORDS)