Total Commences Drilling at Antelope-4 Sidetrack Well in PNG's PRL 15

InterOil Corporation disclosed Monday that the PRL-15 Joint Venture has started drilling a side-track well at the Antelope-4 site, as part of its appraisal campaign on the Elk–Antelope gas field in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

The Antelope-4 appraisal had been suspended in May at a true vertical depth sub-sea of 6,745 feet (2,056 meters), approximately 518 feet (158 meters) above the field gas water contact.

Well operations, which resumed on Aug. 13, included the on-site preparation and testing of well-head equipment. Subsequently the Operator, Total E&P PNG Limited obtained approval from the PNG Department of Energy to re-enter the well.

The side-track was initiated at a measured depth below rotary table (MDRT) of 2,828 feet (862 meters). As at 1530 hours (PNG time) the side-track well was drilling ahead at a MDRT of of 2,936 feet (895 meters).

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