InterOil Corporation reported Friday that it has been advised by Total E&P PNG Limited (Total), operator of Petroleum Retention License 15 (PRL15) in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea, that the Antelope-6 appraisal well encountered top reservoir within expectations at approximately 6,811 feet (2,076 meters) true vertical depth sub-sea (TVDSS).
Preparations are underway to run the 9.625 inch liner before drilling ahead into the reservoir section.
The Antelope-6 appraisal well is located 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) east-south-east of the Antelope-3 well and is designed to provide structural control and reservoir definition on the eastern flank of the Antelope field. Antelope-6 was spud Dec. 23, 2015 and has a proposed total depth of approximately 8,084 feet (2,464 meters) TVDSS.
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