Spudding of Platanillo 24
Amerisur Resources Plc, the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America, is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling operations on well Platanillo 24 on Pad 3N in the Platanillo field in the Putumayo basin of Colombia. Platanillo 24 is the second of a minimum of two infill wells planned and will take approximately 30 days to drill and test.
The infill well is being drilled using the Serinco D-10 rig and it is planned to penetrate the N, U and T sands. The drilling and testing of the infill well is expected to cost approximately $4m.
John Wardle, CEO of Amerisur commented:
"Following the excellent results to date from our work over programme, I am delighted that drilling has commenced on Platanillo 24. I look forward to updating shareholders on our progress in due course."