Rockhopper Exploration says that the 14/15-5 well was spudded, by Premier Oil as operator, on 6 March 2015.
The well is located on licence PL004b in which Rockhopper has a 24% working interest and is an exploration well on the Zebedee prospect. The Zebedee well will test a total of seven stacked fan bodies with varying geological chances of success (GCoS) of 9 - 52%. Net prospective Pmean resources are estimated at 68 million barrels (mmbbls) in a range of 13 - 178 mmbbls.
Drilling, coring and logging operations are expected to take approximately 30 days.