Fugro completes Zeus-1 seafloor geographical survey

The Southern Supporter has returned to port having completed the geographic survey of the Zeus-1 well site in permit WA-361-P in the offshore north Carnarvon basin, Western Australia.

Aug 22nd, 2008

Offshore staff

MELBOURNE, Australia -- The Southern Supporter has returned to port having completed the geographic survey of the Zeus-1 well site in permit WA-361-P in the offshore north Carnarvon basin, Western Australia.

The recently completed survey by Fugro is designed to confirm the absence of anomalous features on the seafloor, identify the seabed terrain, and provide sufficient shallow geological data to enable the safe and efficient anchorage of the semisubmersibleSonga Venus.

Songa Offshore, the operator of theSonga Venus, has confirmed the drilling rig is on track in its current work program, which sees the vessel expected to begin set-up and drilling of the Zeus-1 well targeting the multi-tcf Zeus play around Oct. 31, 2008.

08/22/2008

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