Santos Commences Drilling at Cuisinier Appraisal

Senex Energy Limited (Senex) has been advised by Santos Limited, the operator of the ATP 752P Joint Venture, that the Cuisinier-4 oil appraisal well has commenced drilling.

At 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, the well had reached a depth of 1,024 feet (312 meters) and 9 5/8" surface casing had been set prior to drilling ahead Tuesday.

Cuisinier-4 is approximately 1,969 feet (600 meters) north west of the Cuisinier-1 discovery well and is targeting a total depth of 5,771 feet (1,759 meters). The primary target is the oil-bearing sands of the Murta Member.

Cuisinier-4 is the first of three appraisal wells and one exploration well that the Joint Venture has planned for the Barta Block in coming months.

Senex holds a 15 percent interest in ATP 752P (Barta Block).


Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.