May 14, 2019

Siccar Point Energy has completed drilling the Blackrock exploration well 204/5b-2 in the West of Shetland.

The well was drilled with the Diamond Ocean GreatWhite semi-submersible on Licence P1830, 10km north of the Siccar Point-operated Cambo field. The well encountered a 34m gross package of intra-volcanic siliciclastic sediments which contained a number of thin oil-bearing sandstones, from which oil samples were obtained. Gas was also encountered in the overlying Hildasay supravolcanic Member.

Siccar Point said that well results will now be incorporated with existing regional data to better define and target thicker reservoir packages. Read more…