Gabon: Dussafu exploratory drilling imminent

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Apr. 8
– Harvest Natural Resources Inc., Houston, expects the Transocean Sedneth 701 semisubmersible to spud the Ruche Marin-A exploratory well on the Dussafu PSC off southern Gabon in late April 2011.

The second 3-year exploration phase will be extended until May 27, 2012, at which time the partners can elect to enter a third exploration phase. Harvest has 66.667% interest and is operator of the 680,000-acre block.

It will drill the well to 10,100 ft measured depth in 380 ft of water to test multiple stacked presalt targets.

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