Middle East Economic Survey
Woodside Spuds Espadon-1 Offshore Well
Australias Woodside Petroleum on 30 August announced that the Stena Tay drilling rig had on the previous day spudded the Espadon-1 exploration well offshore Mauritania in 1,675ms of water. The well has a target depth of 3,340ms. Prior to moving to the Espadon site, the Stena Tay acquired wireline logs from the Sotto-1 ST1 well (MEES, 29 August). As no significant hydrocarbons were...