Offshore Thailand well confirms Rossukon western extension

KrisEnergy has proven more oil and gas with its latest appraisal well on the Rossukon discovery in the Gulf of Thailand.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE – KrisEnergy has proven more oil and gas with its latest appraisal well on the Rossukon discovery in the Gulf of Thailand.

The jackupKey Gibraltar drilled Rossukon-3 in 208 ft (63 m) of water in the G6/48 concession, soon after its successful evaluation of the Rossukon-2 and side track wells in March.

Rossukon-3 was drilled to a TD of 7,497 ft (2,285 m) MD. Logs suggest the well intersected around 75 ft (23 m) of net oil-bearing sandstones and 49 ft (15 m) of net gas-bearing sandstones over various reservoir intervals.

The location is 1.9 km (1.2 mi) west of Rossukon-2 and 1.8 km (1.12 mi) northwest of the Rossukon-1 discovery well, drilled in 2009.

Following plug-back operations the partners have agreed to immediately spud the Rossukon-3ST side track, to a planned TD of 6,689 ft (2,039 m) and at maximum deviation of 74°.

Chris Gibson-Robinson, director Exploration & Production, said: “The three wells drilled so far in this campaign…will increase the contingent resources in G6/48. Once Rossukon-3ST is completed, we will undertake a thorough technical review incorporating data from all the Rossukon wells, and the existing seismic data, to more fully assess the potential for commercial development in the future.”

04/14/2015

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