North Platte is located in approximately 4,400 feet of water and was drilled to a total depth of approximately 34,500 feet. Cobalt first attempted to drill this prospect in May 2010, and had a rig on the North Platte well location preparing to spud when the Department of the Interior implemented the 2010 drilling moratorium, requiring Cobalt to move the rig off the well location.Cobalt is the operator of North Platte and has a 60 percent working interest in the prospect. TOTAL E&P USA, INC. is Cobalt’s partner in the discovery, with a 40 percent working interest.
Cobalt International Energy, Inc. Announces Significant North Platte Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico Discovery
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