STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The jackup West Prospero has started drilling the Bambazon exploration well for Lundin Petroleum offshore eastern Malaysia.
The shallow-water well in block SB307/SB308 will target potential hydrocarbons in Miocene sands, north of a producing offshore field.
Lundin anticipates drilling of the well to TD 1,250 m (4,101 ft) below mean sea level is expected to take around 25 days.
Earlier, the operator opted to P&A another well drilled by the same rig on the Imbok structure, which delivered only minor oil shows.
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