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Harvest Natural Resources Announces Oil Discovery at Dussafu Ruche Marin-1 Well

Harvest Natural Resources has identified oil in the wildcat well Dussafu Ruche Marin-1 (DRM-1), which was drilled in the Dussafu Marin PSC that is located in Gabon’s offshore waters, West Africa.

The company has 66.667% interest in the Dussafu PSC and becomes the operator of the same. Harvest has spud the well in April and is currently drilling to examine the prospective of the pre-salt Dentale and Gamba structures.

The company is using the Transocean Sedneth 701 semi-submersible unit to drill the well in 380 ft of water and has drilled the 9,953 ft in the DRM-1 well vertically in the Upper Dentale structure. Samples, log estimation and pressure information show the discovery of around 55 ft of pay in an oil column of 90 ft in the Gamba Formation by the company.

Harvest will need additional technical estimation to assess the Gamba structure. The company has also planned to deepen the well to analyze the lower and middle Dentale exploration prospective and deviation to evaluate the Gamba oil discovery extension.

Source: http://www.harvestnr.com/

Joel Scanlon

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Joel, originally from the UK, emigrated to Australia in 1995 and spent 5 years working in the mining industry as an exploration Geo-technician where he developed skills in GIS Mapping and CAD. Joel also spent a year working underground in a gold/copper mine. Upon moving to the North Coast of NSW, Australia Joel worked as a graphic designer for a leading consultancy firm before starting a successful business providing graphic and web design services to local businesses on the eastern seaboard of Australia. Joel is skilled in project management, content production, design, animation, database and networking, software, and editing. Joel has been with AZoNetwork since its inception in 2000.

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