Reliance plans 32 deepwater wells in NELP-V blocks

Vol 9, PW 9 (11 Aug 05) Exploration & Production
     

CSix of these 14 wells will be drilled in Phase-I, followed by four each in Phases two and three.

Reliance also plans 12 wells at its Mahanadi deepwater block MN-DWN-2003/1, of which three will be in Phase-1. Reliance plans a total of 8400-km fresh 2D across its four deepwater blocks and a total of 4200-sq km fresh 3D.

Italian company ENI also plans an aggressive drilling campaign at Andaman block AN-DWN-2003/2, which it won with ONGC and GAIL, with seven wells committed, of which three are planned in Phase-1. ENI has also committed 5000-km fresh 2D and 3000-sq km fresh 3D.

Full details below: BLOCK Phases Work Commitment KK-DWN-2003/1 (Reliance) Phase I (4 years) 2-D seismic (API) 2100LKM Reprocessing 1020 LKM Phase II (3 years) 3-D seismic (API) 1200-sq km Wells - 1 Phase III (1 year) Exploratory wells - 2 KK-DWN-2003/2 (Reliance) Phase I (4 years) 2-D seismic (API) 2100LKM Reprocessing 1020 LKM Phase II (3 years) 3-D seismic (API) 1200-sq km Wells - 1 Phase III (1 year) Exploratory wells - 2 KG-DWN-2003/1 (Reliance/Hardy) Phase I (4 years) 3-D seismic (API) 2100-sq km Reprocessing 1020 LKM Wells - 6 Phase II (3 years) Wells - 4 Phase III (1 year) Exploratory wells - 4 MN-DWN-2003/1 (Reliance/Niko) Phase I (4 years) 2-D seismic (API) 2100LKM 3-D seismic (API) 1800-sq km Reprocessing 1020 LKM Wells - 3 Phase II (3 years) Wells - 3 Phase III (1 year) Exploratory wells - 6 AN-DWN-2003/1 (ONGC) Phase I (4 years) 2-D seismic (API) 2900LKM 3-D seismic (API) 1000-sq km Reprocessing 1000 LKM GM Survey 2900 stations Wells - 1 Phase II (2 years) Reprocessing 1000 LKM Wells - 1 Phase III (3 years) Exploratory wells - 1 AN-DWN-2003/2 (ENI India/ONGC/GAIL) Phase I (4 years) 2-D seismic (API) 5000LKM 3-D seismic (API) 2000-sq km Reprocessing 381 LKM Wells 3 Phase II (2 years) Wells 2 Phase III (2 years) Wells 2