Origin spuds second hole in Northland Basin

ORIGIN Energy has started the Tarapunga-1 well, the second wildcat it is drilling in the offshore Northland Basin of New Zealand.

The semi-submersible drilling rig Kan Tan IV started drilling operations at the Tarapunga-1 wellsite, in about 110 metres of water and about 40 kilometres off the Waikato coast on Friday.