Invictus to start two-well drilling program at Cabora Bassa Project


Invictus Energy Limited Invictus has announced that it has secured the necessary casing, wellheads, and other long-lead items for a two-well drilling program at its 80% owned and operated Cabora Bassa Project in Zimbabwe.

According to the ASX Announcement, the drilling program will begin in May 2022.

Part of the Cabora Bassa Project, The Mzarabani  Prospect is an 8.2 TCF and liquids-rich conventional gas condensate target that could be the largest undrilled seismically characterized structure onshore Africa.

For the forthcoming drilling campaign, the Company has undertaken a lengthy tendering exercise for an integrated well services contract that includes cementing, directional drilling, logging while drilling, drilling fluids, and wireline services.

“We are very pleased with the way the drilling program is coming together with Invictus securing the wellheads and casing long lead items for a high impact 2-well drilling program,” said Invictus Managing Director Scott Macmillan.

“We are now finalising the well services contract award and working to execute the binding rig agreement with Exalo for the #202 drilling rig. Invictus remains on track for the upcoming drilling campaign to commence in May 2022. We are planning for a successful drilling campaign, which if transpires will be a transformational event for both Invictus and Zimbabwe.”

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