MAURITANIA/MOROCCO

Atlantic Drilling

US firm Kosmos is pressing on with plans to spend $300mn drilling four 2014 wells deepwater Morocco and Mauritania. CEO Andy Inglis, speaking on the firm’s 23 February results conference call, says that drilling of the Al Khayr prospect (1bn boe 2P reserves) on the Cap Boujdour deepwater block offshore Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara continues with results expected in early March.

The Atwood Achiever drillship will then move to test the...