Lundin spuds second of back-to-back exploration wells offshore Malaysia

The jackup West Prospero has started drilling the Bambazon exploration well for Lundin Petroleum offshore eastern Malaysia.

West Prospero jackup drilling rig offshore Malaysia
West Prospero jackup drilling rig offshore Malaysia

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The jackup West Prospero has started drilling the Bambazon exploration well for Lundin Petroleum offshore eastern Malaysia.

The shallow-water well in block SB307/SB308 will target potential hydrocarbons in Miocene sands, north of a producing offshore field.

Lundin anticipates drilling of the well to TD 1,250 m (4,101 ft) below mean sea level is expected to take around 25 days.

Earlier, the operator opted to P&A another well drilled by the same rig on theImbok structure, which delivered only minor oil shows.

01/08/2016

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