Congo well abandoned as dry hole

Premier Oil plans to plug and abandon the Frida Marine-1 exploratory well in its Congo Marine IX permit.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Premier Oil plans to plug and abandon the Frida Marine-1 exploratory well in its Congo Marine IX permit.

The well reached its target depth of 3,250 m (10,663 ft) without encountering hydrocarbons. The company and its partners are analyzing the results to determine the implications of a planned follow-up well on the Ida prospect.

08/26/2009

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