Umu-9 well reach final drilling depth

02 February 2012, Sweetcrude, LAGOS – Mart Resources Incorporated and its co-venturers, Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Plc, say the Umu-9 well at their Umusadege field, onshore Nigeria, has reached a final total drilling depth of approximately 10,848 feet.

They said in the latest update on their operations in Nigeria that on attaining the final drilling depth, pressure and fluid sample tests were taken on the six deepest sands in the 8.5 inch hole section with preliminary results indicating five sands containing light oil and condensate and one sand containing mainly gas.

According to the companies also, crude oil deliveries into the export pipeline from the Umusadege field for the month of December averaged 6,230 barrels of oil per day.

The figure for January saw an increase as crude deliveries into the export pipeline from the field for the period of January 1, 2012 to January 30, 2012 averaged 6,959 barrels of oil per day.

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