Platypus – P1242

Blocks 47/5b, 48/1a

Operator: Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited
Partners: Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited 59%; Calenergy Gas Limited 15%; Parkmead (E&P) Limited 15%; Zennor North Sea Limited 11%

Facts & Figures

AREA: 53 km2
SHARE: 11%
COUNTRY: UK
LICENCE EXPIRY Nov 2030
Summary

Licence P1242 contains the Platypus Discovery in the Southern North Sea.  The Rotliegend reservoir accumulation was discovered in 2010 and appraised with a horizontal well in 2012.  The discovery well encountered a 221 ft tvd column of gas and the subsequent appraisal well tested at 27 mmscf/d.  Development studies are ongoing with the partnership targeting an offtake route decision in Q2 2019, with OGA FID approval by the end of 2019 .

There is an untested Rotliegend structure, Possum, to the east of Platypus and within range of the drilling centre.