Cove advances in Mozambique

Oil explorer Cove Energy yesterday announced a successful conclusion to drilling offshore Mozambique with further success at Barquentine-4. The well is located approximately 30 km north of the Lagosta discovery well. This was the ninth successful well in Area 1 Rovuma offshore project. Chief executive John Craven said: “The appraisal drilling programme has concluded with another success at Barquentine-4 which is an important delineation of the northern part of the Prosperidade gas area.”