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Maersk Oil has spud the 1-MRK-2-SPS well in the Abacate-1 prospect in the BM-S-29 block in the Santos basin off Brazil.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 18
– Maersk Oil has spud the 1-MRK-2-SPS well in the Abacate-1 prospect in the BM-S-29 block in the Santos basin off Brazil.

The well, 130 km off Sao Paulo in 100 m of water, has five mapped targets, said OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, which has 65% interest. Maersk has 35%. The Transocean Sovereign Explorer is drilling the well.

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