Idaho's Boise basin gets exploratory drilling program

Calgary independents have spud the first well in a five-well exploratory drilling program in the Boise basin.Bridge Resources Corp. and Paramax Resources Ltd. said the Bridge-Paramax M.L. Investments-1 well has a planned total depth of 7,000 ft with an estimated drilling time of 25 days. The five wells are to be drilled in 4 months at a combined cost of $5 million.Reservoir targets in the Boise basin are Pliocene and Miocene sands that have flowed gas at rates of as much as 400 Mcfd in old wells. Oil shows were recorded in deeper wells, and condensate was recovered with one of the shallow gas flows (OGJ Online, Sept. 7, 2009). Gas in the earlier Boise basin wells analyzed sweet.The compan...

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