Skip to main content

COPL and Exxon commence Liberian drilling operations

Published by
Oilfield Technology,

Canadian Oversees Petroleum Limited is an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused in offshore West Africa. The Company holds a 17% working interest in Block LB-13, offshore Liberia, with ExxonMobil the operator holding an 83% working interest, where the drilling of a deepwater exploration well commenced in November 2016.

COPL has announced that ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Liberia Limited, an affiliate of ExxonMobil, has commenced drilling operations on the Mesurado-1 exploration well on November 22, 2016 utilising the Drillship Seadrill West Saturn. The Mesurado-1 well is located about 50 miles offshore Liberia on Block LB-13 in approximately 2500 m of water. The well, targeting oil in Late Cretacous sands is the first well operated by ExxonMobil offshore Liberia.

The company’s 100% owned subsidiary, Canadian Overseas Petroleum (Bermuda) Limited, holds a 17 percent interest in Block LB-13.

Read the article online at:


Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):