Byron Energy Limited has advised that at 4 pm on 22 July 2014 (USA Central time) the Byron Energy SM 6 #1 BP02 well was tripping into the hole at 3,700 feet (1,127 metres) measured depth (also 3,700 feet true vertical depth).
Over the next twenty-four hours the Company will drill out cement, test the casing shoe and upon a successful test will drill ahead toward the G Sand target.
The SM 6 #1 BP02 well is located in South Marsh Island Block 6 (“SM 6”), offshore Louisiana, 216 km southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, in a water depth of approximately 65 feet (20 metres).
Byron, through a wholly owned subsidiary Byron Energy Inc. (the operator), has a 100% working interest and an 81.25% net revenue interest in SM 6.
Byron will provide further progress drilling reports as material information becomes available.