Falkland Oil & Gas sees low-permeability gas at Scotia

12/24/2012
Falkland Oil & Gas Ltd. said its Scotia well in the South and East Falklands basin has proven a working hydrocarbon system in the mid-Cretaceous Fan play and demonstrated that Scotia is a viable stratigraphic trap. The company plans to plug the Scotia well because reservoir quality was poor at this location. But the company found encouragement that better reservoir quality might exist elsewhere in Scotia because the seismic amplitude anomaly covers 350 sq km. FOGL as group operator drilled the Scotia 31/12-01 well to 5,555 m. Well interests are FOGL 40%, Noble Energy Inc. 35%, and Edison International SPA 25%. The well penetrated the mid-Cretaceous aged reservoir objective on prognosi...
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