Canning basin West Kora field due revival attempt

Buru Energy Ltd., Perth, plans to restore oil production from the West Kora-1 well in the onshore Canning basin of northwest Western Australia following the grant of a production license.The new L15 license area contains West Kora field, discovered and briefly produced by Esso Australia in 1984.The discovery well produced 20,000 bbl at an initial rate of 350 b/d and a water cut of 35%. However, the water cut increased rapidly to 85% and Esso shut it in.Anzoil NL, Perth, reperforated the well and unsuccessfully attempted to isolate the water production with a tubing bridge plug in 1992.Buru intends to use new technology in a workover program for the well and upgrade the existing production...

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