Roxi Spuds Kazakh Well

Central Asia-focused Roxi Petroleum announced Wednesday that it spud its BNG Well 143, located on the MJ-F structure on the South Yelemes field in Kazakhstan, on April 1.

The total depth of the well is 8,200 feet and drilling is expected to take around 45 days. The exploration well is targeting Jurassic Callovian sands at a depth of 7,120 feet, while its secondary objective is in Cretaceous Valanginian limestone at a depth of 6,350 feet.

Roxi Chairman Clive Carver commented in a company statement:

"We are pleased to have commenced the 2013 drilling campaign at BNG. This is the first of four planned wells at BNG this year, including two deep wells."

 

 



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  PBJV Bags Contract from PETRONAS Carig... (Aug 26)
 -  Reach Energy Secures SCM's Approval to... (Aug 26)
 -  Pavilion Energy, Pertamina Ink MOU to ... (Aug 26)
 -  DSME Delivers Newbuild Ultra Deepwater... (Aug 26)
 -  Sound Energy Spuds Second Tendrara App... (Aug 26)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Roustabout 1st 6 Mos Job
Expertise: Roustabout
Location: Loveland, CO
 
Solids Control Technicians - Pennsylvania
Expertise: Heavy Machinery Operator|Rig Instrument Tech|Rig Mechanic
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
 
Corporate Account Manager, Houston, TX
Expertise: Company Man|Mud Engineer / Drilling Fluids
Location: Houston, TX
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $49.92/BBL 0.50%
Light Crude Oil : $47.64/BBL 0.65%
Natural Gas : $2.87/MMBtu 0.70%
Updated in last 24 hours