Trion appraisal well offshore Mexico confirms oil

BHP’s first appraisal well on the deepwater Trion field offshore Mexico has encountered oil.

Offshore staff

PERTH, AustraliaBHP’s first appraisal well on the deepwater Trion field offshore Mexico has encountered oil.

The Trion-2DEL well started drilling last November in block AE-0093. A side track was spudded on Jan. 4, the aims being to further appraise the field and to locate the oil/water contact.

This is the first deepwater well in the Mexican sector drilled by a foreign operator.

Elsewhere, BHP says it is progressing studies for the Ruby project in Trinidad and Tobago.

01/22/2019

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