Drilling is expected to commence in mid-October. The well, located in the Gurita Block in the Natuna Sea, was originally planned to be drilled inlate September. The block covers an area of approximately 3,096 sq mi (28,018 sq km). The Gobi prospect is estimated to hold gross unrisked prospective resources of 25 MMboe.
Nido has a 10% working interest in the Gurita PSC.