Iris Charlie Marin-1 exploration well spudded

The jackup Hercules 156 has spudded the Iris Charlie Marin-1 (ICM-1) exploration well in the Iris Marin PSC offshore Gabon, according to Sterling Energy.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- The jackup Hercules 156 has spudded the Iris Charlie Marin-1 (ICM-1) exploration well in the Iris Marin PSC offshore Gabon, according to Sterling Energy.

The ICM-1 well will target the Charlie prospect, estimated to contain reserves of 20-40 MMbbl of oil in the Gamba Sandstone formation. The well is located 12 km (7.4 mi) southwest of the Gamba field in 25 m (82 ft) of water.

07/07/2008

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