Tunisia

Winstar Resources Ltd., Calgary, let a contract to Helmerich & Payne International (Boulder) Drilling Co.-Tunisia for a rig to deepen the Ech Chouech Sud-1 well on Winstar’s 100% owned and operated Ech Chouech concession in southern Tunisia.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, June 16
– Winstar Resources Ltd., Calgary, let a contract to Helmerich & Payne International (Boulder) Drilling Co.-Tunisia for a rig to deepen the Ech Chouech Sud-1 well on Winstar’s 100% owned and operated Ech Chouech concession in southern Tunisia.

The 3,800-m wellbore is to be deepened 800-1,000 m to test a Silurian prospect identified on 3D seismic. The 30-day job is to start in late third quarter or early fourth quarter 2010.

The contract provides Winstar with an option to drill as many as two more wells with the same rig immediately following the deepening.

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