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Mubadala spuds two Gulf of Thailand wells at Manora project

03rd October 2014

Mubadala Petroleum, operator of the Manora Oil Development joint venture, has advised that the Atwood Orca jack-up drilling unit has spudded the fourth and fifth of 15 planned development wells, MNA-04 and MNA-05

Mubadala spuds two Gulf of Thailand wells at Manora project
The Manora A platform is located within the Gulf of Thailand in 46 metres of water

They have also advised that MNA-03 has been drilled to the final target depth.

The MNA-04 and MNA-05 wells will be drilled to final target depths of 3,430 metres and 1,934 metres measured depth respectively and MNA-05 will be completed with electric submersible pumps (ESPs) ahead of handover to production.

MNA-04 is the first of the five planned water injector wells.

The Manora A platform is located within the Gulf of Thailand in 46 metres of water. The development drilling programme calls for drilling and completion of 15 wells (10 producers and five injectors), with the programme expected to take until the end of Q1 2015.

Production at Manora is now expected to commence in the second half of October, rather than at the end of the third quarter 2014.

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