Tullow Oil said it had plugged and abandoned its Priodontes-1 well, which is located offshore French Guiana, after failing to find hydrocarbons.
Its rig will now move to the site of the Cebus exploration well, the company said.
Angus McCoss, Exploration Director of Tullow Oil said Cebus was "an excellent prospect from which we can expect a result within 6 months".
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