Final flow rates given for Alapli well off Turkey

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Mar. 29 -- Toreador Resources Corp. and its partners reported that final test results from the Alapli-1 exploration well yielded a commingled flowrate of 7 MMcfd of gas from just outside the South Akcakos subbasin in the Black Sea off Turkey.

Toreador's joint venture partners are Turkish national oil firm TPAO and Stratic Energy Corp. (OGJ Newsletter, Mar. 19, 2007).

On final test, the Alapli-1 well's flow came from 15 m of perforations. The three zones were 1,068-1,242 m TVD in the Eocene-age Kusuri formation. The final test was a commingled flow from all three zones through a 32/64-in choke with a flowing pressure of 1,080 psi.

Dallas-basded Toreador has a 36.75% interest in the well, while TPAO has 51% interest and Stratic has the remaining 12.25%.

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