Sea Dragon taps deeper oil pay in Egypt's Kom Ombo

Sea Dragon Energy Inc., Calgary, said the Al Baraka-16 well has discovered oil in a separate fault block southwest of the main Al Baraka field in the Kom Ombo basin in southern Egypt. The development well, drilled to a total depth of 7,590 ft in basement, tested oil from the Kom Ombo C sand pay and has the potential to more than double current field production. The well encountered oil shows in the Six Hills F1, Kom Ombo C, and Kom Ombo A sands. Cores were cut in the Six Hills F1 and Kom Ombo A. Core and petrophysical analyses show 60 ft of oil pay in the Kom Ombo C, 18 ft in the Six Hills F1, and 4 ft in the Kom Ombo A. Sea Dragon selectively perforated the Kom Ombo C at 6,610-6,767 ft a...

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