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Erin flows oil production from Oyo-8 offshore Nigeria

05th May 2015

Erin Energy Corporation has commenced production from the Oyo-8 well (Oyo-8) located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria

Erin Energy Corporation has commenced production from the Oyo-8 well (Oyo-8) located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria
The well is expected to produce approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per day following cleanup and optimisation of choke size. Source: Erin Energy

Erin Energy is the operator of the Oyo field and has a 100 per cent interest in the block.

Oyo-8, which was drilled in the third quarter of 2014 to a total depth of approximately 1,850 metres, was successfully completed horizontally in the Pliocene formation.

Oyo-8 is located in approximately 300 metres of water and is producing into the floating production, storage and offloading vessel, Armada Perdana.

The well is expected to produce approximately 7,000 barrels of oil per day following cleanup and optimisation of choke size.

Segun Omidele, senior vice-president of Exploration and Production commented: “We are quite pleased with the initial well performance and will be working over the next few days to optimise the flow rate.  Bringing this well on production is a milestone achievement for our organization and was made possible through the hard work and dedication of our entire team and our service providers.”  

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