UK firm Cairn and Anglo-Turkish partner Genel Energy have plugged the first well drilled on their offshore Juby Maritime block after encountering only disappointing hydrocarbon finds. This follows a similar disappointment from Cairn’s deepwater well on its Foum Draa block late last year (MEES, 10 January).

“The JM-1 well … drilled to evaluate Upper Jurassic and Middle Jurassic objectives reached a total depth of 3,711ms and has been plugged and abandoned without testing,” Cairn said in a 17 March statement. (CONTINUED - 384 WORDS)