Tullow Oil abandons well on safety worries

Tullow Oil has announced plans to abandon drilling at one of its wells due to safety concerns.

16th July, 2012

Tullow Oil has announced plans to abandon drilling at one of its wells due to safety concerns.

The oil and gas, exploration and production group, which is quoted on the London, Ghana and Irish Stock Exchanges, announced today that drilling operations at the Jaguar-1 well in the Georgetown Block, Guyana, have ended.

According to a statement by the company, the well will be plugged and abandoned at a depth of 4,876 metres.

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