Triton Commences Q4 Drilling Program

Triton Energy has commenced its fourth quarter drilling program. The company plans to drill up to five operated wells and participate in the completion and testing of one non-operated well before year-end.

Triton's fourth quarter drilling program includes a mixture of lower- to medium-risk exploration/development drilling in east central Alberta at Sullivan Lake and Inland along with medium-risk exploration drilling in west central Alberta at Newton and Alexander.,p> The corporation has 100% operated working interest in all of these test wells.

Triton is also participating in the completion and testing of a secondary target in a recently drilled well at Willesden Green in west central Alberta. The corporation has a 50% working interest (35% after payout) in this well.