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    Amerada Hess announces discovery offshore Equatorial Guinea

    News // April 12, 2002
    Amerada Hess Corporation reports that it has made a discovery of oil offshore Equatorial Guinea on Block G in the Rio Muni Basin.

    The discovery, named Elon, was made by the G-8 well and encountered 157 feet of net oil pay. The well was drilled to a total depth of 5,977ft in approximately 210ft of water.

    The G-8 well is located about 15 miles northeast of Amerada Hess' Ceiba Field and six miles southeast of the recently announced Akom discovery.

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