Providence Resources completes GoM recompletion activities

Providence Resources has finished its recompletion activities on the Vermillion 60 (VR 60) field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

DUBLIN -- Providence Resources has finished its recompletion activities on the Vermillion 60 (VR 60) field in the Gulf of Mexico. The Aries marine lift vessel Ram VIII was used to re-enter the existing A7 well on the VR 60 platform in order to re-complete the well to the new production zone. This new zone has excellent reservoir characteristics, with 20 ft (6 m) net gas pay and porosities of up to 30%, the company says.

The new zone is currently flowing at 5 MMcf/d of gas.

05/26/2009

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