Petsec has begun drilling at its Mystic Bayou Field.
Work on the 16,700 RA SUA Williams #2 alternate well in Louisiana started earlier this week.
The well is being drilled to a vertical depth of of 17,035 ft to test the oil and gas potential in Lower Miocene age Planulina sand reservoirs in a fault closure up-dip from production in the Planulina interval in Mystic Bayou Field.
Petsec Energy has started drilling a well at its West Crab Lake exploration gas project in Louisiana.
Drilling began earlier this week and will be drilled to a true vertical depth of 12,500 to test multiple Lower Miocene age Marg and Discorbis sand reservoirs in a fault closure syncline.
The company has a 20% non-operating working interest (15.5% net revenue interest) in the well before payout.