Hardman Resources Limited anounced that since the last report on the Aigrette-1 exploration well in Block 7 offshore Mauritania, the well has been drilled to a depth of 2,809 metres and 13 3/8” casing has been set. The current operation is preparing to drill ahead in the 12 1/4” hole section.
Aigrette-1 is primarily a gas prospect on trend from the Pelican-1 gas discovery. The primary targets are stacked Cretaceous sandstones with some 0.7 TCF potential. The well is located in a water depth of 1,380 metres approximately 43 km north, northwest of the 2003 Pelican-1 gas discovery. The planned Total Depth is 4,925 metres.