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Siccar Point spuds Blackrock exploration well

19 March 2019

Siccar Point Energy has commenced its 2019 drilling campaign with the spudding of an exploration well at the Blackrock prospect. The campaign, using Diamond Offshore’s Ocean GreatWhite semi-submersible rig, is expected to take around five months and also includes the Lyon exploration prospect north of Shetland.

Located 140 km north-west of Shetland, the Blackrock licence lies directly between the Rosebank and Cambo oil fields. Drilling will target multiple reservoirs similar to those underlying the Rosebank field and, if successful, will add substantial resources – as well as de-risk a portfolio of other exploration prospects in the region. Read more…


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