Morocco says Longreach, Kosmos-BP drilling starts

Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:41am EDT
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RABAT, March 22 (Reuters) - Longreach Oil and Gas Ltd has started drilling of its Kamar-1 well in Morocco's Sidi Mokhtar area with a planned depth of 3,500 meters, the Moroccan Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining (ONHYM) said on Saturday.

Kosmos Energy and British Petroleum have also started drilling on the FA-1 well located in Foum Assaka offshore field near Agadir, with a planned depth of 4,000 meters, ONHYM said. (Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi; editing by Patrick Markey)