BPZ spins bit at new Corvina platform

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – BPZ Energy has spud the first development well at the Corvina field CX-15 platform offshore Peru.

The CX15-1D well will be drilled to a total depth of about 7,400 ft (2,255 m) in offshore block Z-1.

The CX-15 platform, the first based on HortonGMC's buoyant tower design, was installed in 175-ft (53-m) water depths in September, 2012.

BPZ holds a 51% operated interest in block Z-1, which is being developed in partnership with Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.


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