Falklands focus shifts to Ninky

Diamond Offshore’s semisub Ocean Guardian has spudded Desire Petroleum latest exploratory well in the North Falkland basin, targeting the Ninky prospect.

Offshore staff

PORT STANLEY, Falkland Islands -- Diamond Offshore’s semisub Ocean Guardian has spudded Desire Petroleum latest exploratory well in the North Falkland basin, targeting the Ninky prospect.

Ninky is a combined structural dip and stratigraphic pinch-out trap with multiple reservoir targets within the Barremian source rock interval.

Well 14/15-3 has a planned TD of around 2,620 m (8,596 ft). Drilling operations should last 30 days.

03/29/2011

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