Group to test new sand package at Magdalena discovery

10/22/2012
A group led by Petrodorado Energy Ltd., Calgary, will test a thick new sand-prone package at the Dorados-1X indicated discovery on the Talora block in Colombia's Upper Magdalena Valley. Dorados-1X reached a final depth of 7,282 ft, about 2,200 ft above the originally planned total depth. Petrodorado drilled 600 ft below the 6,685-ft depth reported on Sept. 25. Some 400 ft was similar to the sand-prone section previously reported. As the remaining 200 ft was considered to be in "economic basement" (possibly the Jurassic Giron formation), drilling was halted. Participant Sintana Energy Inc., Plano, Tex., previously reported that the well had encountered an extensive interval of a ...
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