Desire starts drilling new prospect offshore Falkland Islands

Source: Desire Petroleum

Desire Petroleum plc (AIM:DES) has commenced drilling the 14/15-3 exploration well on the Ninky prospect in the North Falkland Basin in South America.

Situated offshore the Falkland Islands, the Ninky prospect is a combined structural dip and stratigraphic pinch-out trap with multiple reservoir targets within the Barremian source rock interval. To be drilled by the Ocean Guardian drilling rig, the well has a planned total depth of circa 2,620 meters, and drilling operations are expected to take approximately 30 days.

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