Touchstone Exploration has commenced operations at the Royston-1X sidetrack well on the onshore Ortoire Block in Trinidad and Tobago.
Royston-1X is re-entering the previously drilled Royston-1 well and is expected to be drilled to a measured depth of 11,300 feet, targeting hydrocarbon accumulations in the Middle Miocene Herrera overthrust, intermediate, and subthrust sheets.
The Star Valley Drilling Rig #25 was mobilised to the Royston surface location and passed all required pre-drilling inspections, Touchstone said.
Touchstone Exploration Inc (LON:TXP) is a Canadian-based, international upstream oil and gas company currently active in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Primera Oil and Gas is the Trinidadian subsidiary of Touchstone.