Previous concessionaires: Elf / NNPC JV
OPL 2007 was awarded to Continental Oil and Gas in May, 2007 and a PSC contract was signed with NNPC on 17th October, 2008. The area consists of a land / swamp terrain. There are currently field development concepts under evaluation and the five existing fields are named Obodo, Okpoko, Upomami, Aghigho and Ekokor. A total of 143 wells were drilled in the five fields prior to community disturbances leading to production stoppage in 2003. The 1st oil from this site is expected mid 2011.