Shell Spuds Fourth Well Offshore French Guiana
Northern Petroleum Plc announces that GM-ES-5, the final well of the current four well drilling programme in the Guyane Maritime Permit (offshore French Guiana) has been spudded by Shell as Operator on 10th August 2013.
Northern, through holding 50 per cent of Northpet Investments Limited, owns a net 1.25 per cent interest in the offshore exploration licence `Guyane Maritime’. Northern is in partnership with Shell (Operator, holding 45 per cent), Total (25 per cent), Tullow Oil (27.5 per cent) and Wessex Exploration (also holding 1.25 per cent through owning the remaining 50 per cent interest in Northpet Investment Limited).
Press Release, August 13, 2013