Total (45%op) and partner QP (25%) have spudded the second exploration well on their deepwater Block 11B/12B some 175km off South Africa.

The Luiperd prospect is being drilled by the Deepsea Stavanger rig in 1,800ms water depth, some 50km to the east of the early-2019 Brulpadda gas-condensate discovery (MEES, 8 February 2019), which Total lauded as “opening a new gas province.” (CONTINUED - 382 WORDS)