Kenya: BG spuds Sunbird well on Block 10A

Issue 269 - 16 Jan 2014
Operator BG Group has begun drilling the Sunbird-1 deep-water exploration well on Block L10A offshore Mombasa. The well is being drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship to a target depth of 3,000 metres below sea level in water depths of 721 metres, with an option to extend to 3,700 metres. Partner Pancontinental Oil & Gas said Sunbird-1 was the first test of a Miocene Pinnacle Reef offshore East Africa

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