Total has made a second discovery offshore South Africa in the Outeniqua Basin, following the Brulpadda discovery of 2019.
The company drilled the Luiperd well in Block 11B/12B. It found 73 metres of net gas condensate pay, with Total describing this as a “significant” discovery. The pay is in well-developed good quality Lower Cretaceous reservoirs.
Following this result, plans for the drilling of a second exploration well have been dropped. Instead, the partners plan to work on commercialising the discoveries.
The well reached a total depth of about 3,400 metres. The French company…