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NNPC Discovers Crude Oil, Gas In Bauchi

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has gotten a breakthrough in its search for oil in the Northern region of Nigeria as it just discovered crude oil in Bauchi state.

The NNPC drilling crew discovered the crude oil while working at Kolmani River-II in Gongola basin. The gas component is currently being flared to avoid pressure build up around the drilling rig. Further assessment of the Hydrocarbon type and volume are being carried out.

NNPC’s tweet read;
BREAKING: At about 21:20 hours of 10th October 2019, @ NNPCgroup drilling crew working at Kolmani River-II in Gongola Basin have encountered hydrocarbon outflow to the well head while performing well test operations.

The gas component is currently being flared to avoid pressure build up around the drilling rig. Further assessment of the Hydrocarbon type and volume are being carried out.

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