Liberia: Second deepwater exploratory well spuds

African Petroleum Corp. Ltd., Perth, has spudded the Narina-1 deepwater exploratory well on Block LB-09 in which the company has a 100% interest.

Narina-1 mainly targets a Turonian prospect similar to discoveries such as Jubilee off Ghana and Mercuryand Venus off Sierra Leone.

African Petroleum drilled the first well in this previously untested frontier basin in 2011 with encouraging results. Apalis-1 went to 3,665 m in 988 m of water and proved a working hydrocarbon system.

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