07 December 2012, Sweetcrude, London – Italian energy group, Eni, has announced the discovery of new gas reserves amounting to an additional 170 billion cubic metres, or 6 trillion cubic feet, of gas in Mozambique.
The company said the discovery was made in Mamba South 2 and Coral 2 delineation wells. The full potential of the Mamba complex in Area 4 is estimated at 2,115 billion cubic meters or 75 trillion cubic feet, of gas in place, ENI said.
Eni said it plans to drill at least two further delineation wells, Coral 3 and Mamba South 3, in order to assess the full potential of the Mamba Complex discoveries.
It added that it is the operator of Area 4 with a 70% participating interest. The other partners of the joint venture are Galp Energia, Kogas and ENH, each holding 10%.