Sterling drills duster offshore Gabon

The ICM-1 well, in the Iris Marin permit offshore Gabon, has been drilled to a depth of 1,640 m (5,381 ft), according to Sterling Energy.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- The ICM-1 well, in the Iris Marin permit offshore Gabon, has been drilled to a depth of 1,640 m (5,381 ft), according to Sterling Energy.

The reservoir was encountered as planned, but was found to be water bearing. The well is now being plugged and abandoned, the company says.

08/04/2008

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