Lukoil plans Iraqi Block 10 seismic work

Lukoil plans additional seismic surveys over Eridu oil field on Block 10 in Iraq and over southern and central parts of the block not yet surveyed. It signed contracts with state-owned Oil Exploration Co. to acquire 983 sq km of 3D data at Eridu field and 3,500 line-km of 2D data elsewhere on the block.

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Lukoil plans additional seismic surveys over Eridu oil field on Block 10 in Iraq and over southern and central parts of the block not yet surveyed.

It signed contracts with state-owned Oil Exploration Co. to acquire 983 sq km of 3D data at Eridu field and 3,500 line-km of 2D data elsewhere on the block.

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Earlier this year, Lukoil reported the Eridu 1 discovery well tested more than 8,000 b/d of oil from the Middle Cretaceous Mishrif formation (OGJ Online, Feb. 22, 2017). It has drilled two other wells and plans further appraisal drilling.

Lukoil operates Block 10, in the governates of Dhi Qar and Muthanna 120 km west of Basra, with a 60% interest. Inpex Corp. holds 40%.

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