Total Sends Drilling Rig To South Africa To Capitalize On Previous Success

French oil giant Total SA has sent a drilling rig to South Africa in the hopes of duplicating its massive find there last February, Total’s partner in the project Africa Energy Corp said in a press release on Thursday. According to Africa Energy Corp (TSXV: AFE), the Odfjell Deepsea Stavanger sem-submersible rig has left Norway and is now headed to South Africa to drill the Luiperd-1 well in Block 11B/12B. It is the same rig that drilled the Brulpadda oil and gas discovery last February. Canada-based Africa Energy Corp holds a 49% stake in…