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Mubadala wildcat comes up dry offshore Thailand

30th June 2014

Drilling operations have unsuccessfully concluded at the Rojana-1 exploration commitment well in block G11/48 in the Gulf of Thailand, according to joint venture partner KrisEnergy

Mubadala wildcat comes up dry offshore Thailand
G11/48 covers 3,374 square kilometres over the southern margin of the Pattani Basin and the northwest margin of the Malay Basin in water depths of up to 75 metres

Rojana-1, which commenced drilling on 23 June 2014, reached a total depth at 1,498.4 metres measured depth but no significant hydrocarbon shows were detected in the target reservoirs.

Water depth at the well location is 70 metres. The well is the final commitment well for the G11/48 licence, where the joint-venture partners are developing the Nong Yao oil field. Nong Yao is expected to commence oil production in the first half of 2015.

G11/48 covers 3,374 square kilometres over the southern margin of the Pattani Basin and the northwest margin of the Malay Basin in water depths of up to 75 metres. The block also contains the Angun and Mantana oil and/or gas discoveries.

KrisEnergy holds 22.5 per cent working interest in G11/48, Mubadala Petroleum G11 (Thailand), the operator, has a 67.5 per cent working interest and Palang Sophon holds 10 per cent.

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