Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Baraka Prepares To Spud Heron-1

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 9/6/2006, Location: Africa

Share |
Baraka Petroleum Limited together with Operator and joint venture partner CNPC International Mauritania Limited (CNPCIM) confirms the drill rig to be used for the drilling of Heron-1 has arrived at the port of Nouakchott, Mauritania.

The land-drilling rig ZJ50LDB, from drilling operator GWDC (Great Wall Drilling Company), arrived on 25 August and will be transported, together with casing and tubing, to the drill site following inspection.

All preparatory work related to the drilling, including relevant Government approvals, construction of an access road, pad, camp and facilities are well advanced and will be complete by the spud date, which subject to weather conditions, the Operator expects to be in the week following 20 September 2006.

The Total Depth (TD) of the Heron-1 well has been fixed at 3800m, with the primary objective at 2200m in the Cenomanian sands and a secondary target at approximately 3600m in the Albian-Aptian sand and limestone interval. The drilling of Heron-1 is expected to take approximately 73 days to complete.

Baraka founder and CEO/MD, Max de Vietri said, “The drilling of Heron-1 has been in planning for over five years ever since the data relating to the onshore portion of the Coastal Basin wasfirst reviewed by us.”

Rig Equipment >>

Rig Equipment News in Mauritania >>

Tunisia >>  10/31/2018 - Panoro Energy (PEN) is pleased to announce that its fully owned subsidiary Panoro Tunisia Exploration AS (Panoro Tunisia) has just signed a Heads of T...
Algeria >>  10/29/2018 - The Sonatrach Group signed an agreement Monday in Algiers with the oil companies BP (United Kingdom) and Equinor (Norway), for the exploration and dev...

Algeria >>  10/29/2018 - The Chairman and Director General of Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach, Abdelmoumem Ould Kaddour, the Chief Executive Officer of Eni, Claudio Desc...
Algeria >>  10/29/2018 - The Chairman and Director General of Algeria’s state oil company Sonatrach, Abdelmoumem Ould Kaddour, and the Chief Executive Officer of Eni, Claudio ...

Morocco >>  10/18/2018 - Meet the Developers and Investors driving growth in the Gas to Power sectors across North & West Africa. ...

Related Categories: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 

Related Articles: General  Rig Equipment  Rig Operators  Rigs, Coring & Exploration 


Mauritania Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Mauritania >>

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Mauritania >>


Related Links

AO BJ BW CD CG CI CM DZ EG EH ET GA GH GM GN GQ GW KE LR LY MA MG ML MR MZ NA NE NG RW SC SD SL SN SO ST SZ TD TN TZ UG ZA ZM
Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.