BP FINISHES ANOTHER N. SEA HORIZONTAL WELL

BP Exploration has finished the North Sea's second horizontal well drilled by a semisubmersible rig. Site is in Cyrus field in U.K. North Sea Block 16/28, where BP drilled the sea's first horizontal well in summer 1988 in about 110 m of water (OGJ, Sept. 5, 1988, p. 28). The two wells eventually will produce Cyrus's 13 million bbl reservoir using the Seillean oil production vessel (OGJ, Oct. 2, 1989, p. 44). The company did not disclose a gauge for the latest well. The first well

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