The well is located in the Bula Tenggara field which has two main reservoir intervals, the Pliocene Lower Fufa – Basal Fufa sequence and the underlying Mesozoic Pre Fufa.
Well 18K-6 is a twin well to 18S-6 drilled in 1986. Subsequent remedial work in 1988 and 1989 damaged the well, reducing production from approx. 90 BOPD to less than 10 BOPD. Well 18K-6 is intended to penetrate the Basal Fufa sand encountered from 242.5 – 250 mKB in 18S-6, which was the productive zone in this well. Proposed Total Depth of the well is 260 meters and is expected to take 10 – 14 days to complete. The well is being completed so that as Basal Fufa production declines, the well can be deepened to test the Pre Fufa reservoir in the future.
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