Firm date for North Slope well 

88 Energy has given a firm date for its new Alaskan well, Merlin-1, on the state’s prolific North Slope, with Rig 111 en route to the site for a March 8 spud. 

Firm date for North Slope well  Firm date for North Slope well  Firm date for North Slope well  Firm date for North Slope well  Firm date for North Slope well 
The company plans to drill to 1500 feet then install surface casing, which should take a week. Total depth will be 6000f, run through the target horizons of the Nanushuk Formation.