By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 21 -- Swift Energy Co., Houston, is executing a strategic 3D based South Louisiana exploration program (OGJ, Sept. 24, 2007, p. 34).
The company is drilling, as operator with 50% working interest, an 18,000-ft prospect in the Lake Washington-Bay de Chene area and participating with 25% working interest in a 16,000-ft prospect that is being drilled closer to the High Island area.
Swift intends to drill two other prospects in the third and fourth quarters of 2008. One will be a 12,000-15,000-ft test in the Westside area of Lake Washington, and the other will be a 15,000-ft test in the Bay de Chene area, both with 100% working interest.
The company is designing and planning an 18,000-20,000-ft subsalt test in the Lake Washington area for drilling in first half 2009.