Lundin Petroleum subsidiary Lundin Malaysia BV has plugged and abandoned the Imbok-1 exploration well offshore East Malaysia after encountering minor oil shows, according to a news release.
The well, which is located in Block SB307/308, targeted hydrocarbons in Miocene-aged sands. Imbok-1 was drilled with the West Prospero jackup rig.
Lundin Malaysia holds 85 percent working interest in SB307/308. Partner is Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd with a 15 percent working interest. Lundin Malaysia operates six blocks in Malaysia, the release said.
Seadrill Partners LLC has secured a one well contract with Kosmos Energy Gulf of Mexico Operations LLC, for the West Capricorn in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
The option has an expected duration of approximately 100 days, which means the Mærsk Innovator is now firmly contracted until February 2020.
Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a contract by Equinor on June 11 for the processing of seismic data from the Johan Sverdrup Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) system in the North Sea.