Roc Oil (China) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roc Oil Company Limited, advised Tuesday that drilling has commenced on the second of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China. The second well, WZ12-10-2, is targeting the T42 and Weizhou formations, adjacent to the WZ12-8 West field in the WZ12-8 Development Area.
Drilling from jackup HYSY 935 -- formerly COSL 935 (300' ILC) commenced at 23:00 China Standard Time Oct. 3. Total depth planned for this vertical well is 5,249 feet (1,600 meters) measured depth (MD)/4,645 feet (1,416 meters) total vertical depth (TVD). The well is located 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) East Northeast from ROC’s existing Beibu 12-8W facilities and is in water depth of approximately 118 feet (36 meters).
Participating interests in the Beibu Gulf Project are:
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