Gabon: Harvest spuds Dussafu Tortue exploratory well

Harvest Natural Resources Inc., Houston, has spudded the Dussafu Tortue Marin-1 exploratory well on the Dussafu Marin PSC offshore Gabon.

The DTM-1 well targets stacked postsalt Madiela and presalt Gamba and Dentale reservoirs to 10,500 ft planned total depth below sea level in 380 ft of water.

Drilling time is estimated at 40 days using the Saipem SPA Scarabeo-3 semisubmersible. Harvest operates the PSC with a 66.667% interest.

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