Mubadala Petroleum, Operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture, has informed that drilling of the MNA-07 and MNA-08 development wells, in the Gulf of Thailand, has now started and the MNA-05 well has been completed.
Platform commissioning at Manora is well underway with hook up and commissioning nearing completion and the production is expected to start by mid-November.
The Manora A platform is located within the Gulf of Thailand in 46 metres of water. The development drilling program calls for drilling and completion of 15 wells (10 producers and 5 injectors), with the program expected to take until the end of Q1 2015.
Mubadala Petroleum is the operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture and Tap Oil Limited has 30% interest.
Tap Oil has 2P reserves of 6.1 mmbbls (20.2 mmbbls gross) and 2C contingent resources of 3.2 mmbbls (10.9 mmbbls gross) booked for Manora.