MOSCOW, August 11. /TASS/. Rosneft Vietnam B.V., a subsidiary of Russian oil major Rosneft, has completed drilling of an exploration well on offshore Block 06.1 in Vietnam and discovered Wild Orchid gas condensate field, Rosneft's press service said on Thursday.
"Drilling from Hakuryu-5 semisubmersible floating drilling rig was completed in Vietnam’s offshore area in the second quarter of this year. Wild Orchid gas condensate field was discovered on the Block 06.1. Reserves and commercial feasibility of discovery are being clarified now. Synergy prospects exist, considering the vicinity of Lan Tay producing platform also operated by RN-Vietnam," the press service said.
Large-scale 3D seismic surveys are also planned on Block 06.1 to increase tapping of existing resources and exploration of potential offshore pools, the press service reported.