Max Petroleum Plc, an oil and gas exploration and development company focused on Kazakhstan, has announced that it has completed drilling the KZN-2 exploration well on the North Kyzylzhar II West Block prospect in Block E. The well reached a total depth of 1457 m without encountering hydrocarbons and will be plugged and abandoned.
Change of plan
The Sun ZJ-30 drilling rig will now move back to drill the BOR-2, the first of two appraisal wells to be drilled in Borkyldakty field discovery over the next few months. The company is reviewing the results of its tender for a second shallow drilling rig, which, along with the ZJ- 30 drilling rig currently under contract from Sun, will be used to drill the remaining post salt exploration portfolio, as well as additional appraisal and development wells within the Borkyldakty field.
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