The company drilled the well to a total depth of 31,030ft in about 5,000ft of water and encountered the oil pay in high-quality Miocene sands.

Log and pressure data from the appraisal and discovery wells show excellent quality, continuous and pressure-connected reservoirs with the same high-quality oil.

Anadarko is the operator of the block with a 44.25% working interest and its partners in the block are Apache Deepwater (12.5%), Statoil (12%), Eni (12.5%), ExxonMobil (9.375%) and Cobalt International Energy (9.375%).