WEP & Sterling Resources finalized drilling at F17 in Northsea.

Oil and Gas, Hoogeveen NL, 10-02-2012. On the 9th of February Well Engineering Partners BV & Sterling Resources Ltd. have released the rig Maersk Resolute from the drilling location F17-09. Although the appraisal results of the well were not as high as hoped for the operations are considered a success with an oil-water contact found at similar depth as observed in previous wells in neighbouring compartments. During the drilling no incidents or accidents have been recorded while operations managed to continue in severe weather conditions. The 13 3/8” casing has been run to section TD with windspeeds above 60 knts.