Ophir: Drilling Operations Start on Tanzania Well
Ophir Energy said that drilling operations have commenced at the Taachui well on Block 1, offshore Tanzania.
The Taachui well is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship on a prospect on the north-west margin of Block 1, Tanzania. It is targeting gross mean pre-drill recoverable resource estimates of 1.4 TCF in reservoirs of Cretaceous age.
The well commenced operations on 24 March and has a planned Total Depth of approximately 4,050m TVDSS. It is expected to take approximately 55 days to complete.
Ophir has a 20% non-operated interest in Block 1 operated by BG Group.