The Lobster fastened platform is in Ewing Financial institution block 873 within the Gulf of Mexico.
COVINGTON, Louisiana – LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C. has reported continued profitable drilling outcomes at its Spruance discovery and finalization of growth plans for the sphere.
Spruance is in Ewing Financial institution blocks 877/921 and was initially found by LLOG and its companions in mid-2019 by way of a subsalt exploratory nicely in 1,600 ft (488 m) of water. The EW 877 #1 nicely was drilled to a complete depth of 17,000 ft (5,182 m) and logged about 150 internet ft of oil pay in a number of high-quality Miocene sands.
A second nicely, EW 921 #1, was drilled from the identical floor location as the invention nicely to a complete depth of 16,600 ft (5,060 m) in early October. The nicely delineated the primary discipline pays and logged further oil pay within the exploratory portion of the nicely, discovering a complete of greater than 200 internet ft of oil.
Each wells are scheduled for completion in 2021, with first oil gross sales scheduled for early 2022.
In July 2020, LLOG and its companions signed a manufacturing dealing with settlement for the processing of Spruance reserves by way of a 14-mi (23-km) subsea tieback to the EnVen-operated Lobster platform in Ewing Financial institution block 873. The Lobster platform is situated 130 mi (209 km) south of New Orleans in 775 ft (236 m) of water.
Philip LeJeune, president and CEO of LLOG, mentioned: “By using the EnVen-operated Lobster facility, LLOG will have the ability to effectively develop Spruance in a cost-effective method with an environment friendly cycle-time.”
LLOG is the operator of Spruance and owns a 22.64% working curiosity with companions Ridgewood Power (23.89%), Houston Power (11.2%), Purple Willow (11.15%), EnVen (13.5%), CL&F (6%), and Beacon Asset Holdings (11.61%).