Nigeria’s state hydrocarbon company, NNPC Ltd, has commenced acquisition of 90 square kilometres of three dimensional (3D) seismic data in Nassarawa State in the north of the country.
The project, christened ‘Kiana’, is being carried out by the same crew which just completed over 1,200-line kilometres of two dimensional (2D) seismic data in the Bida and Sokoto basins.
The crew is of the Integrated Data Services, or IDSL, the geophysical prospecting and data processing subsidiary of NNPC.
The interpreted data from the Kiana project is expected to define at least one prospect that will be drilled before the fourth quarter of 2022.
NNPC Ltd has drilled at least four wells in the last three years in Northern Nigeria. The company proposes to make extensive data acquisition in several more areas, including..