Sound Reports Spudding at Pasundan

Sound Oil Plc reported that drilling operations began at 6:30 a.m. local time Wednesday on the Pasundan prospect, located on the Citarum Production Sharing Contract in West Java, Indonesia. Sound is a participant in this exploration well through its wholly owned subsidiary, Mitra Energia Citarum Limited, with a 20% interest.

The well is located approximately 50 km southeast of Jakarta immediately to the south of a broad belt of hydrocarbon discoveries that run from west to east across the northern part of West Java.

Pasundan - 1 is being drilled using the Great Wall Rig 93 rig to a prognosed total depth of 10,322 ft and is targeting a hydrocarbon prospect at three potential reservoir levels. The operation is expected to take a minimum of 48 days.