Tunisia: Exploratory well to target Cretaceous Abiod

DualEx Energy International Inc., Calgary, has let a contract to Cie. Tunisienne de Forage for a land rig to drill the BHN-1 exploratory well on the Bouhajla North prospect on the Bouhajla permit in central Tunisia.

The rig is to be mobilized in the first quarter of 2013 to the BHN-1 location, where it will drill to 2,500 m to test a Cretaceous Abiod target. Abiod is the producing formation in Sidi el Kilani oil field 25 km east of the Bouhajla North prospect. DualEx is operator of the BHN-1 well with a 52.5% contractor interest.

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