Drilling under way on Mengkuang wildcat offshore Malaysia

Offshore staff

STOCKHOLM, SwedenLundin Petroleum says the jackup West Prospero has spudded the Mengkuang-1 exploration well in license PM307 offshore Malaysia.

The well will target hydrocarbons in Miocene age sands 75 km (46.6 mi) northwest of the Lundin Malaysia-operated Bertam oil field.

Drilling is expected to last 30 days, with an anticipated TD of 1,300 m (4,265 ft) below mean sea level.

Lundin’s partner is Petronas Carigali.


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