Total starts appraisal well offshore PNG

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE and PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - Total E&P PNG Ltd. has begun drilling the Antelope-6 appraisal well offshore Papua New Guinea, partner InterOil Corp. announced.

The well is designed to provide structural control and reservoir definition on the field’s eastern flank. It has a proposed total depth of around 2,464 m (8,084 ft) true vertical depth subsea and is located about 2 km (1.2 mi) east-southeast of Antelope-3.

Total E&P PNG Ltd. has a 40.1275% interest and the operatorship on Petroleum Retention License 15. InterOil holds a 36.5375% interest in the well, with Oil Search holding 22.8350%, and the remaining 0.5000% held by minority parties.



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