Tap Oil drilling third exploration well offshore Thailand
BANGKOK -- Tap Oil has begun drilling the Pathum-1 exploration well, its third and final well in the Thailand 2012 exploration drilling campaign.
Proposed depth of the Pathum prospect is located in the G3/48 concession within the southern Sattakut basin, some 41 km north west of the existing Manora field. The Pathum-1 exploration well will test the petroleum potential of the fluvial section as the primary target in the southern Sattakut basin and is a commitment well.
The Pathum-1 exploration well is being drilled in shallow water and has an expected total depth of approximately 2,642 m measured depth. The well will target a prospective resource of around 5 MMbbl.
The drilling rig is on location.The well is expected to reach target depth of approximately 2,642 m within 11 days. Weekly updates will be provided during drilling operations.