Area Drilling

AustraliaA Japanese group led by Nippon Mitsubishi Oil Corp. made a significant gas and condensate discovery in the Timor Sea.The group's Crux 1 wildcat on Permit ACP-23, south of depleted Skua oil field, penetrated a 280-m gross hydrocarbon column. It flowed 65.5 MMcfd of gas and 1,921 b/d of condensate. Few other details are known.The liquids content has prompted a reevaluation of the region west of the Timor Gap to date relatively unexplored.A group led by a Kerr-McGee Corp. unit finished drilling the first well on block WA-278-P in the Timor Sea.The well, located in 300 ft of water, reached 7,740 ft and logged 180 net ft of gas-bearing reservoir in Permian sandstones. Three other ...

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