Woodside Spuds Guilford-1

Woodside Petroleum Ltd, reports that the Guilford-1 exploration well located in permit WA-269-P in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Australia was spudded late last week. Currently, the operation was preparing to drill ahead in 8-1/2 inch hole after setting 9-5/8 inch casing.

The well is being drilled using the Atwood Falcon semisub. The location is approximately 75 kilometers west of the Goodwyn "A" platform.

Joint venture participants in WA-269-P are Woodside Energy Ltd. (80%) and Japan Energy LNG (MIMI) Pty. Ltd. (20%).