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Lundin drills dry at Gobi prospect well offshore Indonesia

27th October 2014

Lundin Petroleum has announced that the exploration drilling of the Gobi prospect in the Gurita PSC, Natuna Sea, Indonesia has been completed and the well is being plugged and abandoned

Lundin drills dry at Gobi prospect well offshore Indonesia
Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Gurita BV, is the operator and has a 90 per cent working interest in the Gurita PSC.

Gobi-1 wildcat exploration well was drilled to a final depth of 2,373 meters below mean sea level (MSL) using the Hakuryu-11 drilling rig.

The well was drilled through the Miocene to Oligocene primary and secondary objectives and reached basement as planned.

Gobi-1 encountered well developed sandstone reservoir, but no hydrocarbon shows were encountered and the well is being plugged and abandoned as a dry hole. 

Lundin Petroleum, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Gurita BV, is the operator and has a 90 per cent working interest in the Gurita PSC.

Nido Petroleum Limited is a partner with 10 per cent working interest.

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