The well will be drilled to a proposed total depth of 5,544ft using the Pioneer Rig #15.

The Barbers Hill field is geologically related to the Barbers Hill salt dome that produces oil from the prolific Miocene and Frio sand reservoirs.

The Fitzgerald Unit #1 targets multiple productive reservoir sands that have produced over one million barrels of premium crude in this part of the field.

Linc Energy will use advanced logging-while-drilling technology, allowing for course corrections during drilling.

Linc Energy is a globally focused, diversified energy company with a strong portfolio of coal, oil and gas deposits.