India: Reliance spuds Krishna-Godavari well

Reliance Industries Ltd. has spud the third exploratory well on the D9 license in the Krishna-Godavari basin off eastern India.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 11
– Reliance Industries Ltd. has spud the third exploratory well on the D9 license in the Krishna-Godavari basin off eastern India.

The KG-D9-A2 well in 2,700 m of water is to go to 4,875 m MDRT to probe the hydrocarbon potential of an Early and Late Miocene channel fan complex. The Transocean Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2 drillship is drilling the well.

Reliance has 90% participating interest and Hardy Oil & Gas PLC 10% in the 8,700 sq km license, where the minimum work program is to drill four exploratory wells.

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