Namibia announces third offshore oil discovery

News Flash

  • The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR) has announced a third oil discovery with partners Shell and QatarEnergy. 
  • The discovery is in the Jonker-1X deepwater exploration well in the Orange Basin offshore southern Namibia. 
  • In February last year the same consortium announce an oil discovery in PEL-39 well in the Orange Basin which did not amount to anything. Read more  

“We are delighted to announce this third oil discovery after the success of the Graff-1X and Venus-1X discoveries by Shell and TotalEnergies 2022,” Immanuel Mulunga, managing director of NAMCOR, said in a statement.

“The acquired data is being evaluated, and further appraisal drilling is planned to determine the size and potential of the discovery, ” said NAMCOR.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

Leave A Reply

About Author

Green Building Africa promotes the need for net carbon zero buildings and cities in Africa. We are fiercely independent and encourage outlying thinkers to contribute to the #netcarbonzero movement. Climate change is upon us and now is the time to react in a more diverse and broader approach to sustainability in the built environment. We challenge architects, property developers, urban planners, renewable energy professionals and green building specialists. We also challenge the funding houses and regulators and the role they play in facilitating investment into green projects. Lastly, we explore and investigate new technology and real-time data to speed up the journey in realising a net carbon zero environment for our children.

Copyright Green Building Africa 2024.