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Far Announces Samo-1 Well Commences Drilling Offshore The Gambia

23 Oct 2018  |  10:10:00  |  Associate analysts  |  Increase  |  Decrease  |  

Original announcement: Samo-1 well commences drilling offshore The Gambia

FAR advised that drilling has commenced on the Samo-1 exploration well in block A2, offshore The Gambia. The Stena Drillmax arrived on site on 21 October 2018 and after standard pre-drill operations, the well was successfully spudded. The Samo-1 well will be drilled in 1,000 metres of water depth to a planned depth of 3,100 metres. The Samo Prospect has two key reservoir intervals and is assessed to contain a combined Prospective Resource of 825mmbbls of oil. Drilling will be followed by wireline logging. Good quality reservoirs have been interpreted from 3D seismic data at both levels at the proposed Samo-1 well location and the well is being drilled near the crest of the structure. It has a 40% interest in the A2 and A5 blocks and is Operator.

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