New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum SA (NewAge) operator of Etinde block, Cameroon, spud on 21 May 2018 of the IM-6 appraisal well.
Bowleven reported this May 22, 2018.
The IM-6 well is the first of two appraisal wells to be drilled in 2018.
The Etinde Joint Venture partners have contracted the Vantage jack-up rig Topaz Driller for this campaign, Drilling and logging operations of IM-6 are expected to take approximately 100 days in total with Schlumberger providing most of the drilling services.
As previously announced, the well is designed to delineate the size and extent of the Intra-Isongo stratigraphic sand traps as a primary target, with the Upper Isongo sand as a secondary target.
New Age is the operator of the Etinde field, with a 37.5% working interest.
Bowleven and LUKOIL are partners with a 25% and 37.5% working interest respectively.
The company intends to announce the final well results after the end of drilling and testing operations.
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