Woodside Drills Dry Hole in the Gulf of Mexico

Woodside reports that the Roatan #1 exploratory well (OCS-G 22193 #1) located in the Gulf of Mexico in Brazos Area Block 490 has been plugged and abandoned after being drilled to a total depth of approximately 16,000 feet. The jackup, Rowan Paris, was used to drill the well. No further operations are contemplated at this time.

Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc., operator of the Roatan prospect, and Woodside Energy (USA) Inc. each own a 50% interest in OCS-G 22193.