New Zealand: TAG to production-test two zones at Cheal wells

TAG Oil Ltd. plans to production-test the Cheal E-1 and E-2 wells in New Zealand’s Taranaki basin starting in mid-October after logs indicated that each well encountered hydrocarbon-bearing strata in the Urenui and Mount Messenger formations, said East West Petroleum Corp., Vancouver, BC.

East West is a partner with TAG Oil in a nine-well exploratory drilling program in the basin.

Cheal-E2, in the Cheal North exploration permit, went to a total depth of 2,198 m.

The Nova-1 rig will now drill the Cheal E-3 well to another Urenui and Mount Messenger prospect on the Cheal North permit.

Related Articles

Shell submits revisions to its 2015 Chukchi Sea exploration plan

08/29/2014 Shell Offshore Inc. submitted revisions to its previously approved Chukchi Sea exploration plan on Aug. 28, a spokesman for the company confirmed. ...

BLM announces California oil, gas strategy as CCST issues report

08/29/2014 The US Bureau of Land Management’s California state office announced a comprehensive strategy for its oil and gas program in the state after receiv...

Lundin lowers resource estimate for Luno II discovery

08/29/2014 Lundin Norway AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lundin Petroleum AB, has drilled appraisal well 16/4-8 S in the Luno II discovery 15 km south of Edv...

Noble posts drilling results for Katmai, Dantzler prospects in gulf

08/28/2014 Noble Energy Inc., Houston, has advanced its exploration and appraisal drilling operations on the Katmai prospect on Green Canyon Block 40 and the ...

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