Amerisur tests strong Putumayo development well

By OGJ editors

Amerisur Resources PLC is to spud the second well in a six-well program in Platanillo field in the Putumayo basin in Colombia after the Platanillo-3 well flowed for 30.4° gravity oil for 24 hr at the rate of 2,340 b/d, natural, on choke with 44 psi wellhead pressure.

The well encountered 52 ft of net pay in an 85-ft gross interval in U sands of the Villeta formation. Amerisur perforated the upper 26 ft of indicated net pay and used a drillstem test assembly. Two other Villeta zones may contain potential pay and are under evaluation.

Platanillo field has two producing wells, Alea-1R and Platanillo-2, on the 14,341-ha block.

The next well is to be drilled from the same Platform 9 location and will be deviated to an offset of 600 m south of Platanillo-3.

The well was shut in for pressure build-up. The company will install a permanent completion string and commence commercial production. Given the well’s high rate, Amerisur is evaluating completion options to maximize efficiency, including the installation of an electric submersible pump.

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected