The bottom hole section of the well has now been completed. The test over the interval from 4,789m to 4,897m TVDSS flowed formation water as expected at a rate of up to 6,700 barrels per day through a 28/64-inch choke. It confirmed the previously interpreted oil/ water contact at approximately 4,760m TVDSS.
The well will now be suspended as a potential future oil producer and the rig will be released.
The Jeruk-3 appraisal well data will be integrated with other well and seismic data to assist in determining the most likely resource range and forward appraisal plan.
Santos has a 40.5% stake in the Sampang PSC. The other participants include Singapore Petroleum Sampang Ltd (36%), Cue Sampang Pty Ltd (13.5%), and PT Petrogas Oyong Jatim (10%, subject to finalization of documentation).
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