Argentina: Vaca Muerta test starts after five-stage frac

Americas Petrogas Inc., Calgary, has begun to production test the operated LTE.x-1 well on the Los Toldos II block in Argentina’s Neuquen basin after performing a five-stage hydraulic frac of the Vaca Muerta shale.

The well was drilled and cased to 10,695 ft total depth and intersected a continuous 1,125 ft of shale. Americas Petrogas and ExxonMobil each have 45% interest in the block, and Gas y Petroleo del Neuquen has 10%.

Related Articles

Tethys reports second successful gas well in Kazakhstan

03/20/2014 Tethys Petroleum Ltd. reported the success of the second shallow gas exploration well of its 2014 program on the Akkulka block in the Caspian regio...

BOEM: Firms bid $850 million in high bids in central gulf lease sale

03/19/2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management reported that its central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 received 380 bids from 50 companies on 326 blocks,...

CNOOC makes gas discovery in Qiongdongnan basin

03/19/2014

CNOOC Ltd. has made a natural gas discovery in the east Lingshui Sag of the deepwater area in the South China Sea’s Qiongdongnan basin.

Cairn, FAR to drill exploration wells offshore Senegal

03/19/2014

FAR Ltd., Perth, will participate in the drilling of two deepwater exploration wells offshore Senegal next month.

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