Prep work begins at oil drilling site in Cuba

23 Aug 2017   Cuba

Melbana Energy, one of the few companies working in Cuba, said it started the preliminary work necessary to clear a site for eventual production. Melbana, which has headquarters in Australia, has a production sharing contract with the Cuban energy company known as CUPET for the so-called Block 9 onshore basin. The Australian company said local contractors were working with its personnel to get the proposed Alameda-1 well location ready for future operations. “The commencement of field survey work for Block 9 is a significant milestone in our preparation towards the drilling of up to two exploration wells in mid-2018 in our world-class Cuban acreage,” CEO Peter Stickland said in a statement . In a recent presentation, Melbana said the low-lying land for Block 9 […]


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