Salamander spuds wells offshore Indonesia in North Kutei basin

Offshore staff

LONDON – Salamander Energy Plc has begun drilling the South Kecapi-1 DIR and DIRA wildcat wells offshore Indonesia. The wells are in the North Kutei basin of East Kalimantan in the Bontag PSC.

The DIR well is programmed to 2,450 m (8,036 ft.) TVD subsea. Upon completion it will be side tracked 1.5 km (1 mi.) west with the DIRA hole to 2,100 m (6,999 ft.) TVD subsea.

The drilling targets a series of stacked Pliocene/Upper Miocene sandstones.

Drilling is in 388 m (1,273 ft.) water depth with the Ocean General semisubmersible.

For more oil and gas exploration, drilling, and completion news, click here. 12/10/2012

 

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