Anadarko Petroleum , operator of PEP 38264 block located offshore New Zealand, started drilling the Caravel-1 exploration well at 16:44 hours local time on 10 February 2014, Origin Energy has reported.
Caravel-1 is located in the Canterbury Basin offshore New Zealand. The drillship Noble Bob Douglas is expected to take about 40 days for this drilling operation, which will reach an expected total depth of
2,800m subsea in a water depth of 1,105m.
Partners in the field are Anadarko New Zealand Company (Operator) 45%; Origin Energy Limited 45%; Discover Exploration Canterbury NZ BV 10%.