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KrisEnergy strikes-out at final Wassana well offshore Thailand

26th August 2014

KrisEnergy has announced that drilling operations have concluded at the Mancharee-1 exploration commitment well in G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand, where the company is developing the Wassana oilfield

KrisEnergy strikes-out at final Wassana well offshore Thailand
As well as the Wassana oil development, the block also contains the Niramai and Mayura oil discoveries

Mancharee-1, which commenced drilling on 8 August 2014, reached a total depth at 3,720 metres measured depth, or 3,188 metres true vertical depth subsea.

Gas shows were encountered at several levels but no significant pay zones were identified.

Water depth at the well location is 51.8 metres. Mancharee-1, the final commitment well in the third exploration phase of the licence, was drilled using the West Cressida jack-up rig owned by Seadrill Far East Limited.

KrisEnergy holds 100 per cent working interest in G10/48 which covers 4,696 square kilometres over the southern section of the Pattani Basin in water depths up to 60 metres.

As well as the Wassana oil development, the block also contains the Niramai and Mayura oil discoveries.

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