MUSCAT, Oman –Masirah Oil has discovered oil with its second well in block 50 offshore Oman.
Thecantilever jackupAban VII drilled the well to about 3,000 m (9,842 ft) into the Cambrian formation. Along the way it encountered hydrocarbons in various intervals, with good-quality oil samples.
Masirah plans further data acquisition before setting the completion for testing.
Chairman Hans Lindgren said this was the first ever discovery in the east of Oman.