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Karoon's Marina-1 Well Offshore Peru Disappoints

Feb 17, 2020

Karoon Energy's Marina-1 deepwater exploration well, in the Z-38 license offshore Peru, has come up dry and will be plugged and abandoned.Tullow, Karoon's partner in the project said Monday that the well had reached Total Depth 'and has not encountered significant hydrocarbons.'The well tested the La Cruz and Mal Pelo formations where minor gas shows were encountered however there were no indications of hydrocarbons in the primary targets in the Tumbes formation…

PGS: First Peru MegaSurvey Seismic Data Available

Jun 17, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic data acquisition company PGS has said that the first data of its Peru MegaSurvey is now available. The seismic dataset, including 2D and 3D data, is aimed at E&P companies interested in South America, specifically Peruvian coastline hydrocarbon potential…

Karoon Spuds Marina Well Offshore Peru

Jan 28, 2020

Karoon Energy has started drilling at its 256 million barrel prospect Marina-1 offshore Peru using the Stena Forth drillship.Karoon said Monday that the drilling operation at the Block Z‐38 in Peru's Tumbes Basin would take 30 days. Tullow, Karoon's partner in the project…

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