Talisman group moves to exploit BC foothills gas find

A group led by Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, has made the first commercial discovery to produce from the deeper, underexplored Paleozoic reservoirs in the Monkman area in the British Columbia foothills.Talisman as operator said that the deeper play will cover a wide area and appears to contain well in excess of 1 tcf of unrisked, recoverable gas.The discovery well, about 110 miles northeast of Prince George, was drilled to the Mississippian and tapped low-acid (6%) gas in reservoirs of Permian and Pennsylvanian age. It is to go on line in September at a rate well above 15 MMcfd, Talisman suggested.One rig is under contract to start a delineation program in the fourth quarter, and a secon...

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