Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Hardman Provides Mauritania, West Africa Update: PSC-A Block 3 Colin-1 Wildcat

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 7/25/2006, Location: Africa

Hardman Resources is pleased to report that the first well in its 2006/2007 Mauritanian exploration campaign, Colin-1, was spudded at 6:00 PM GMT on 21 July 2006 using the Atwood Hunter drill rig. The water depth at the location is 168m and the planned total depth of the well is 2,300m.

At a depth of 254m a 36? conductor was set and cemented in place. Current operations are drilling ahead in the 18.5? hole section to the intermediate casing point, and at midnight on the 24th July the well was at 920m drilled depth.

Colin-1 is targeting a Miocene channel system of slightly younger age than the Chinguetti and Tiof fairways. The prospect is located approximately 60km south of the Chinguetti field.

The prospect is a stratigraphically trapped, incised canyon sand system with amplitude support. The Colin prospect has a mean potential of some 170 million barrels of recoverable oil (gross), with follow up potential in older canyon systems below the Colin Miocene channel and in adjacent channel fairways.

Equities in PSC A Block 3 are:
Woodside Group (operator): 53.846%
Hardman Group: 24.300%
BG Group: 13.084%
Fusion Mauritania A Ltd: 3.000%
Premier Oil Group: 1.615%
ROC Oil Group: 4.155%

All reported depths (except water depth) are referenced to the rig rotary table (RT).

Hydrocarbon shows will be only be reported after all required logs have been run and evaluated, although Hardman will release weekly updates on the exploration drilling campaign.

Times and dates for Mauritania wells refer to GMT (Mauritania time), 8 hours behind Western Standard Time, Perth.

Drilling News in Mauritania >>

Norway >>  7/3/2020 - Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given Neptune Energy consent for exploration drilling in block 35/9 in the North Sea.
Norway >>  7/3/2020 - Norway's Petroleum Safety Authority has given Equinor consent for exploration drilling in block 6407/1 in the Norwegian Sea.

Norway >>  7/2/2020 - PSA has given Equinor consent for exploration drilling in block 34/7 in the North Sea.

Operator: Equinor Energy AS
...

United States >>  7/2/2020 - Legacy Exploration, a privately held oil and gas company located in Dallas, Texas has announced that it will commence drilling operations for two hori...

Egypt >>  7/1/2020 - Eni (as the Operator of the Block), BP and Total (as Contractor members) have successfully drilled the first exploration well in the North El Hammad l...
Norway >>  7/1/2020 - We have given ConocoPhillips consent for exploration drilling in block 6507/4 in the Norwegian Sea.

Operator: ConocoPhillips
Well na...


Related Categories: Artificial Lift  Cementing, Stimulation  Directional Drilling  Drilling  Drilling Engineering & Equipment Systems  Enhanced Oil Recovery  General  Logging, Perforating, Testing  Offshore Drilling  Reservoir/Completion Consultants  Workover & Well Services  Workover Rigs/Services 

Related Articles: Artificial Lift  Cementing, Stimulation  Directional Drilling  Drilling  Drilling Engineering & Equipment Systems  Enhanced Oil Recovery  General  Logging, Perforating, Testing  Offshore Drilling  Reservoir/Completion Consultants  Workover & Well Services  Workover Rigs/Services 


Mauritania Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 |

Oil & Gas Projects in Mauritania >>

More News

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 2020 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.