Exploration & Production

Drilling complete at Hippocampe 1 well offshore Mauritania

Kosmos Energy has completed drilling of the Hippocampe 1 exploration well in Block C8 offshore Mauritania.
By Staff reporter 31 October 2017 0 28183

Kosmos Energy has completed drilling of the Hippocampe 1 exploration well in Block C8 offshore Mauritania, the company said in a statement.

Hippocampe 1 was drilled to a depth of 5,500 metres.

"Well-developed reservoirs were encountered in both exploration targets but these proved to be water bearing," said Kosmos.

The well will now be plugged and abandoned.