Edison spuds Ameeq-1X well at its North Thekah concession offshore Egypt
North Thekah ( Ameeq – 1X ) Drilling Announcement: Edison Exploration and Production announces the spud, on the 18th of January 2020, of a first exploration well in its North Thekah concession located in the Egyptian Eastern Mediterranean waters. Edison Exploration and Production hold a 100 percent working interest in this concession.
The operation for which the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer has been contracted, is estimated to take two months to reach the reservoir target Ameeq-1X situated at a total depth of 5,200 with 982 meters of water depth.
Maersk Drilling secured a contract with Edison E&P: Denmark based offshore drilling contractor ‘Maersk Drilling’ has signed a new contract for Maersk Discoverer to drill an exploration well in the North Thekah gas field, Egypt.