Roc Oil drilling ahead in China

The Wei 6-12E-1A well in block 22/12, Beibu Gulf, offshore China has been drilled to 1,970 m (6,463 ft) below the rotary table and the current operation is drilling ahead, Roc Oil (China) Co. says.

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SYDNEY, Australia -- The Wei 6-12E-1A well in block 22/12, Beibu Gulf, offshore China has been drilled to 1,970 m (6,463 ft) below the rotary table and the current operation is drilling ahead, Roc Oil (China) Co. says.

Wei 6-12E-1A is expected to reach the proposed TD of 2,520 m (8,268 ft) below the rotary table by the end of this week.

Participating interests in the block 22/12 joint venture are Roc Oil Co, operator with 40%; Horizon Oil Ltd., 30%; Petsec Petroleum, 25%; and Oil Australia Pty Ltd., 5%.

3/04/2008

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