Kan Tan IV Waiting on Weather Before Moving to Trefoil 2

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 9/24/2009, Location: Not categorized

Origin Energy, on behalf of the T/18P Joint Venture, advises that the semi-submersible drilling rig Kan Tan IV is currently located in Port Phillip Bay waiting on weather before moving to the Trefoil 2 location.

The semi-submersible drilling rig Kan Tan IV is operated by Maersk Drilling for a consortium of companies including Origin Energy Resources Ltd (Origin). The first well to be drilled in the program will be the appraisal well Trefoil 2 in exploration permit T/18P, operated by Origin. This well is located in the offshore Bass Basin some 38km west of the Yolla gas field and will appraise the Trefoil gas field discovered by Trefoil 1 in 2004.

The second well to be drilled in the same permit will be the exploration well Rockhopper 1, located some 30km west-north-west from Yolla.

Australian Drilling Associates Pty Ltd is providing project management services to Origin in respect of the Kan Tan IV drilling operations.

Trefoil 2 is planned as a vertical well to be drilled from the following surface location:

Latitude: 39° 53’ 07.89” S
Longitude: 145° 22’ 14.87” E

Initial Interests:
T/18P Participating Interests:
Origin Energy Resources Ltd* 39.0% (Operator)
Australian Worldwide Exploration Ltd 47.5%
CalEnergy Gas (Australia) Ltd 8.5%
Innamincka Petroleum Ltd 5.0%


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