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Niger Spud Coming Soon for Savannah

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Savannah Petroleum is moving quickly towards the commencement of its three well drilling campaign in Niger. The drilling campaign will be carried out on the R3 portion of the R3/R4 PSC Area in Niger’s Agadem Basin.

The construction of the Bushiya well pad, the first well in the company’s campaign, has been completed. The well site is now fully manned and operational, with over 100 personnel on site, including Great Wall Drilling Company Niger SARL rig crew and Savannah drilling supervisors.
Rig GWDC 215 is on location at Bushiya, with preparations for spud underway. Drilling continues to be on track to commence by the end of March 2018.
In preparation for the rest of the drilling campaign, well pad construction for the second well, Amdigh, is over twenty percent. progressed. Civil work operations at the site are expected to be complete by the end of March 2018, at which point the company’s contractors will commence work at the Kunama site.