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Buhari flags off oil drilling in Gombe

President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off oil drilling in Gombe state has revealed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

According to a post made on the social media page of the corporation, spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir and that is what the President has just done in the state.

They wrote:

“BREAKING: History is made as President @MBuhari just performed the Presidential Flag-off of the Spud-in of the Kolmani River Well-II at the Gongola Basin, Upper Benue Trough.

In simple terms, Spud-in is the beginning of the drilling of an oil well by a rig targeting a prospective reservoir.

Also in attendance are Govs Mohammed A. Abubakar & Ibrahim H. Dankwambo of Bauchi & Gombe States respectively. There are 6 wells in the Kolmani Area, located within the two states. One of the wells, Kolmani River Well-II will be spud-in by Pres @MBuhari today”

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