Rialto Energy Limited, an oil and gas exploration and production company, provides the following weekly update on drilling operations at the Gazelle-P3 ST well, offshore Ivory Coast.
The Gazelle-P3 ST well was spudded on 12 March 2012 using the Transocean GSF Monitor jack-up drilling rig. The well is the first of an overall three well drilling programme on CI-202 that is anticipated to take six months to complete, together with testing. Since the last report, the well has been drilled to a depth of 1530m MD (1394.9m TVDSS) and 13 3/8” casing has been set at 1523m MD.
The proposed total depth of the well is 3685m MDRT (2981m TVDSS).
Offshore Energy Today Staff, May 2, 2012