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Origin Energy Resources Ltd. has spudded the Silvereye-1 exploratory well 65 km west-southwest of Yolla gas-condensate field in the Bass basin off Tasmania, Australia.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 3
– Origin Energy Resources Ltd. has spudded the Silvereye-1 exploratory well 65 km west-southwest of Yolla gas-condensate field in the Bass basin off Tasmania, Australia.

The Kan Tan IV semisubmersible is to drill the deviated well on the T/44P permit to 2,400 m measured depth, 2,317 m subsea. It is to evaluate Paleocene and Cretaceous sandstones within Eastern View Coal Measures and will be plugged and abandoned after evaluation.

Permit interests are Origin Energy 60% and AWE Ltd. 40%.

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