Woodside reports that two cores were cut in the Tiof-3 ST1 sidetrack well to a depth of 2795 meters. It was not possible to recover the second core to surface and the sidetrack was abandoned. A second sidetrack in close proximity to the Tiof-3 location was established and at midnight on October 18th the West Navigator was coring the Tiof-3 ST2 sidetrack well. Following coring, wireline logging operations will be run and it is planned to conduct a flow test of the well.
The Tiof-3 well is located offshore Mauritania in PSC-B, Block 4.