Ophir Energy has hit a number of dry wells in some of its Tanzanian offshore assets.
The company said the Tende-1, which was drilled in East Pande by the Deepsea Metro I drillshop had shown no moveable hydrocarbons in the prospect.
Initial gas traces had been captured in the upper strata of the primary objective.
Drilling was down in a water depth of 781m to a total depth of 4,153m targeting the Cretaceous-aged Tende prospect.
Ophir said in the secondary Tiki objective, the Tende-1 well encountered a gas bearing sandstone, and the wider impact of this will be evaluated further.
The Deepsea Metro I drillship moved to Block 7 following its work at the Tende-1 well, where the Mkuki-1 well was drilled to a total depth of 3,204m.
The well targeted a Tertiary-aged stratigraphic prospect located in water depths of 1,648m and encountered a high quality sandstone sequence, but Ophir Energy said no hydrocarbons were found.
Ophir Energy also announced today it had made an indicative offer to Salamander Energy to acquire it.