Rockhopper Exploration plc has announced that coring and logging operations at well 14/15-4z have been successfully completed.
The sidetrack well 14/15-4z (approximately 12.5m from the main well bore), was drilled to a total depth of 2555mmd. A total 115m of core was cut through the hydrocarbon bearing Beverley, Casper South, Casper and Sea Lionreservoirs bringing the total amount of core cut during the entire drilling campaign to 455m (1493ft).Drilling of the well has completed the commitments required to earn the 60% interest and operatorship of licencePL004b.
The well will now be plugged and abandoned as planned and a further announcement will be issued when the rigis off hire.
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