ENSCO 70 to delineate Breagh discovery

EnCore Oil has contracted ENSCO International's jackup ENSCO 70 to drill the appraisal program for the Breagh gas discovery on UK North Sea block 42/13.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- EnCore Oil has contracted ENSCO International's jackup ENSCO 70 to drill the appraisal program for the Breagh gas discovery on UK North Sea block 42/13. The drilling program is expected to begin in early July and includes two firm wells; one well on East Breagh and one well on West Breagh.

The original Breagh gas discovery was made in 1997 by well 42/13-2 and was successfully appraised in 2007 with well 42/13-3, which tested at rates up to 17.6 MMcf/d.

04/10/2008

More in Rigs/Vessels