Drilling continues in Roc-1 well offshore Australia

Offshore staff

PERTH, Australia – Carnarvon Petroleum reported that the Roc-1 exploration well has reached a depth of 1,341 m (4,399 ft) and 340 mm casing has been set and cemented.

Total depth of the well is expected at 3,500 m (11,483 ft). The Roc-1 well is located in WA-437-P, about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of the 2014 Phoenix South-1 oil discovery, and around 150 km (93 mi) north of Port Hedland.

Quadrant Energy operates the license with a 40% stake; while Carnarvon Petroleum holds 20%; JX Nippon holds 20%; and Finder Exploration holds 20%.


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