Eland Oil & Gas said that the company and operator Nigerian Petroleum Development Corporation (NPDC) have completed re-entry work and boosted production at the Opuama-3 well on the OML license in Nigeria. Workover operations included the perforation of two new intervals and production logging runs in both strings. The combined flow from the two strings was tested for 1 hr on a 48/64-in. choke and produced at a rate equivalent to 10,584 B/D of dry crude. NPDC holds a 55% interest in the license with the remaining share held by Elcrest Exploration and Production Nigeria, Eland’s joint-venture subsidiary.
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