Buccaneer Energy Ltd. has spud a well at the Cosmopolitan prospect.
A local subsidiary of the Australian independent started drilling the Cosmopolitan No. 1 exploration well off the coast of Anchor Point on May 13, according to the company.
Buccaneer is using its Endeavour jack-up rig to drill the well in 80 feet of water. The company expects the 8,000-foot well to take approximately 45 days to drill.
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