Perth basin shale, tight sand gas flows please AWE

09/03/2012
AWE Ltd., Sydney, said tight sandstone reservoirs flowed gas at a rate estimated at 500 Mcfd during initial clean-up after a hydraulic frac at the Senecio-2 well in the onshore Perth basin in Western Australia. To date, two zones in Woodada Deep-1 well, two zones in the Arrowsmith-2 well, and the planned zone in Senecio-2 have been stimulated, all with promising results, AWE said. The Arrowsmith-2 joint venture is preparing to stimulate two zones in the Permian Carynginia shale. Senecio-2 was stimulated at 2,643-85 m targeting the Permian Wagina and Triassic Dongara tight sandstone reservoir and is still cleaning up. Calculated rates of as much as 500 Mcfd are being flared with increasing...
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