I doubt it's the oil pump drive because that's inside the oil pan.
Can't really tell from that picture what I'm looking at.
Is it possibly a block off for where the distributor used to go?
96 T/A, Black/Graphite Leather, T-Tops, 6 speed, 10 speaker Delco/Bose "Monsoon"
Original owner, 196k miles and counting.
Total engine rebuild at 187,020 miles. AIR delete, bored .030 over.
Comp cams Xtreme Energy LT1 266HR-14 street cam and springs.
Custom leather interior at 190k miles. Total repaint 193k Miles