CATEGORIZED | News

Maersk completes appraisal well offshore Angola

Posted on 10 June 2010

Maersk Oil finalized the appraisal well Chissonga-2, located in 1,355 m of water, near Chissonga-1, in Block 16 offshore Angola. The well was drilled to a total depth of 6,052 m. One production test was conducted in turbidites of Oligocene age, which flowed 6,650 bbl/day of 36° API oil on a 36/64-in. choke.

“We are encouraged by the results we have made in the Chissonga-1 and -2 wells. We will now evaluate and analyze the results to determine if a development is commercially feasible. We expect to come to a conclusion early 2011,” said Lars Nydahl Jørgensen, head of exploration, Maersk.

Leave a Reply

*

FEATURED MICROSITES


Recent Drilling News

  • 01 April 2015

    Weatherford launches new composite frac plug to reduce mill-out time

    Weatherford launched its TruFrac composite frac plug at the 2015 SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, on 24 March...

  • 01 April 2015

    Coiled tubing-conveyed monitoring system aims to maximize production, intervention success

    A new coiled-tubing service is providing a method for continuous, real-time monitoring of horizontal or highly deviated wells by installing fiber optics inside various sizes...

  • 31 March 2015

    ExxonMobil begins production at Hadrian South in Gulf of Mexico

    ExxonMobil has begun production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) at Hadrian South, with facilities tied back to the nearby Lucius project. Daily gross production...

  • 31 March 2015

    Active risk assessment, global sharing at core of Nabors safety intervention program

    Gagan Singhal, Area Manager at Nabors Drilling International, outlined a new safety intervention system that helps the company...

  • 30 March 2015

    National Petroleum Council: US can safely tap Arctic resources to secure energy needs

    Prudently developing US Arctic oil and natural gas resources would enhance America’s position as a global leader in energy production for the next 35 years...

  • Read more news