By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 18 -- Woodside Mauritania Pty. Ltd.'s majority-owned and operated Tiof-6 appraisal well off Mauritania has flowed high rates of oil and gas during production tests.
The well produced at a stabilized rate of 9,150 bo/d through a 72/64-in. choke after achieving a maximum flow rate of 12,400 bo/d and 11 MMscfd of gas on a 104/64-in. choke.
Tiof-6, 25 km north of Chinguetti field on Block 4 of Production Sharing Contract B, intersected oil over a gross interval of about 124 m. Chinguetti is to start producing in early 2006.