ONGC Videsh Ltd shines while drilling at its Mariposa-1 well
ONGC Videsh, a 100% subsidiary of ONGC announced that it has achieved exciting result in its well Mariposa-1 which is under drilling in the CPO-5 block of Colombia. ONGC Videsh is the operator of the block and holds 70% P.I and Amerisur Resources holds the remaining 30%. The well Mariposa-1 commenced drilling on March 24, 2017 and was direction ally drilled to a total depth of 11556 feet.
Electric Log analysis indicates the presence of approximately 120ft of oil saturated net pay in the Lower Sands Unit 3 of the Une Formation. Good hydrocarbon shows of oil and gas were also encountered while drilling. The well is currently under conditioning to run and cement a 7" production liner in order to initiate the testing programme.