Providence hits water at Druid, moves on to Drombeg

Providence Resources, drilling at the FEL 2/14 block offshore Ireland, on Friday said the well 53/6-1 had penetrated the Paleocene Druid prospect.

The license contains the Paleocene “Druid”, Lower Cretaceous “Drombeg” and pre-Cretaceous “Diablo” prospects.

According to Providence, the well, which spudded on July 11, 2017 using the Stena IceMAX drillship, penetrated the Druid within the pre-drill depth prognosis having been drilled to section target depth.

“Preliminary petrophysical analysis of ‘Logging While Drilling’ (LWD) data indicates that the Druid prospect comprises a porous water-bearing reservoir,” Providence said.

The company is now moving on to drill the deeper Lower Cretaceous Drombeg exploration target, which is situated c. 1,000 meters beneath Druid.

Providence, with a 56 percent interest, is the operator of the license located is located in c. 2,233 meters of water and c. 220 kilometers off the south-west coast of Ireland.

Its partners there are Capricorn Ireland Limited (a  subsidiary of Cairn Energy PLC, 30%) and Sosina Exploration Limited (14%).

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Aug 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1

OEE Conference & Exhibition 2019

OEE2019 is organised by Ocean Energy Europe, the industry association representing ocean energy in Europe.

read more >

Shanghai Int Petrochemical and Offshore Oil & Gas and Chemical Industry Technology and Equipment Exhibition 2019

cippe Shanghai has attracts both…

read more >

OWI LATAM 2019

Over the two-day conference, 25+ expert speakers will share exclusive insight on how to develop an integrity, production and P&A strategy…

read more >

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit 2019

Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit will once again examine the industry’s developments…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply