LONDON, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - Serica Energy plc (AIM & TSX-V: SQZ) is pleased
to announce that the Global Santa Fe 136 drilling rig is now on location in
the Biliton Block in the Java Sea, Indonesia and that drilling of the Batara
Ismaya No.1 exploration well is expected to commence today. Immediately
following this well, the Global Santa Fe Rig 136 will drill the next Biliton
exploration well on the Batara Indra North prospect.
Serica has a 45% interest in the Biliton PSC and is the operator. The
majority of Serica's cost for these two wells is being carried by a farminee.
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