The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,500 meters, and wireline logs were run.
Preliminary analysis of the logs suggests that the well intersected approximately 11 meters of oil-bearing reservoir within the primary target Macedon member sandstone. The previously drilled Stybarrow-3 vertical well encountered approximately 2 meters of oil bearing sand in this reservoir interval.
The Atwood Eagle semisub is drilling the well. The well location is approximately 2 kilometers northeast of Stybarrow-1. Water depth at the location is approximately 790 meters.
On completion of the plugging and abandonment the rig will move to the Knott-1 well location, also in WA-255-P.
Equal joint venture participants in WA-255-P are BHP Billiton Petroleum (Australia) Pty. Ltd. and Woodside Energy Ltd.
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