Callon Updates Gulf of Mexico Drilling Activity

Callon Petroleum Company has provided an update on current drilling activity.

Mobile Block 955 - The #3 development well was drilled to a depth of 2,000 feet and completed. Callon has placed the well on production without compression and expects to achieve a rate of 8 million cubic feet of natural gas per day (MMcf/d). Compression facilities are expected to be completed during the second quarter which should further boost production from this well to 11 MMcf/d. Callon is the operator and owns a 100% working interest.

High Island Block 119 (Bald Eagle North Prospect) - The exploratory well currently is drilling at 9,500 feet and is expected to reach total depth in April. Located in 46 feet of water, the well is scheduled to be drilled to a depth of 13,700 feet. Westport Resources is the operator. Callon holds a 22% working interest.

Mississippi Canyon Block 627 (Medusa South Prospect) - Located in 2,700 feet of water, the exploratory well is drilling at 11,500 feet and is the third in a series of satellite prospects to be drilled which surround the Medusa Field and the Spar production facility. It is anticipated the well will reach total depth of 14,000 feet in April. Murphy is the operator and holds an 80% working interest. Callon holds a 20% working interest.

Mississippi Canyon Block 860 (North Bob Prospect) - The initial exploratory well at this location has been temporarily abandoned as a result of difficulties in drilling from the current location. Objective intervals were not reached. Callon holds a 3.3% working interest.