Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Mauritanian Drilling Update: Heron 1 (Block 20)

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 12/27/2006, Location: Africa

Baraka Petroleum Limited has been provided with an update on the drilling of Heron-1 within Coastal Block 20 in Mauritania by operator and joint venture partner CNPC International Mauritania Limited (CNPCIM).

The land-drilling rig ZJ50LDB operated by drilling operator GWDC (Great Wall Drilling Company) has continued drilling the CNPCIM operated Heron-1 exploration well in coastal Block 20 onshore Mauritania, West Africa.

On the 26 December 2006, the operation was drilling ahead in 8 1/2 inch hole at a depth of 2955 metres with no shows. A logging run to surface to assess casing cement integrity, bit changes, reaming and reduced penetration rate has temporarily slowed progress in the well. Formation penetrated is interbedded sandstones and claystones with occasional limestones.

The next zone of special interest is at approximately 3600 metres, however the entire section from 2200 metres to the total depth of the well, at approximately 3,800 metres, has potential reservoir seal pairs and occurs within closure of the Heron structure and therefore has the potential to contain hydrocarbons.

The Total Depth (TD) of the Heron-1 well is proposed at 3800m.The drilling of exploration well Heron-1 is expected to take approximately 3 months to complete to a depth of 3,800m and will include four casing strings.

CNPCIM is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNPC International Limited (CNPCI) and is Operator of Block 20 with 65% interest. Baraka Petroleumís interest in Block 20 is 35%.

Drilling News in Mauritania >>

Botswana >>  3/18/2019 - Tlou Energy, the ASX, AIM and BSE listed company focused on delivering power in Botswana and southern Africa through the development of coal bed metha...
Egypt >>  3/14/2019 - Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration prospect located in the Nour North Sinai Concession, in the Eastern Egyptia...

Azerbaijan >>  3/13/2019 - Contract signature ceremony for the drilling services between Caspian Drilling Company Ltd. (CDC) and Norwegian Equinor Azerbaijan Karabakh BV (Equino...
Norway >>  3/13/2019 - Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 871, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 25/1-13. The well was drilled...

Saudi Arabia >>  3/13/2019 - Saipem has been new awarded new contracts, and extensions to other already existing contracts, in Onshore Drilling worth approximately 220 million USD...
Russia >>  3/11/2019 - Tyumenneftegaz, a Subsidiary of Rosneft, drilled 15 downhole splitters at Russkoe field in 2018, which is 30% more year-on-year. All the drilled horiz...

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