Harriet Joint Venture Spuds Tirari-1 Well

The Tirari-1 exploration well spud on November 26, 2002 and is located in TL/1, 3 kilometers from the Simpson B platform. The well is expected to take five days to reach its total depth of 1,905 meters. The objective of the Tirari-1 well is to test a four-way dip closed anticline mapped at the top Flag Sandstone level. Tirari-1 will be drilled as a vertical exploration well. If successful a deviated development well will later be drilled from the Simpson-B platform.

Harriet Joint Venture Participants are Apache as operator with 68.5%; Kufpec with 19.27715 and Tap Oil with 12.2229%.