No ongoing drilling activities. Preparation/planning for various well intervention works ongoing.


SunTrust Oil and its Partners have continued to reap the benefit of increased storage space at the Umusadege field. With about 110,000 barrels storage space available, SunTrust Oil and its Partners were able to sustain injection rate during/after production/injection outages during this period of COVID-19 Pandemic under review.


SunTrust Oil and its partners are making a lot of progress with the planned gas lift operation. The gas lift flowlines are completed, while the compressors and other ancillary equipment have arrived location and fabrication and installations are ongoing.

Within the period under review, the Umusadege facility was shut down briefly to allow for the annual PSVs calibration and other maintenance activities and placement of the Gas-lift compressors on the slabs. Assembly and interconnection work of ancillary equipment and installation of gas-lift valves on the various Wells ongoing.

Various Offsite fabrication works for the gas lift project also ongoing


Both the Umugini Pipeline Infrastructures Limited (“UPIL”) and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (“NAOC”) export lines suffered several downtimes resulting from pipeline sabotages and Tank tops during the period as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic. However, the crude shipping activities was sustained during the period under review.


We continued to ensure a peaceful working environment through strategic engagement with the various host communities and have continued to make progress with many of the various signed-off key developmental projects.

The Oil and Gas Industry Intervention Initiative on COVID-19

As a fully committed member of the Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), SunTrust Oil is supporting the Federal Government’s ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by its donation to the NNPC-led Industry Intervention Fund through the IPPG. 

Specifically, SunTrust and its JV Partner donated foodstuffs and other items worth millions of naira to their host communities, particularly, Umusadege, Umusam and Ogbeani in Utagba-Ogbe, Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State of Nigeria.