Coastal Preps to Sidetrack Songkhla Well
The Songkhla A-12 sidetrack well has made a new discovery east of the recent discovery Songkhla A-09 well. The A-12 well encountered pay zones in both the Oligocene and Eocene reservoirs. Analysis of the data indicates both reservoirs are separated from the Songkhla Main reservoir by a 400 foot (122 meter) fault.
The A-12 well encountered 32 meters (105 feet) of net pay in the Oligocene section with 20% porosity and 43 feet (13 meters) of net pay in the Eocene section with 19% porosity. Coastal's oil-in-place estimate for this newly discovered Oligocene reservoir is more than 20 million barrels.
Once the well is completed, Coastal is planning to sidetrack the previously drilled Songkhla A-07 well targeting the reservoir discovered by the Songkhla A-09 well. Songkhla is located on Block G5/43, and the field is wholly owned and operated by Coastal Energy.SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
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