Redrill set at Upper Magdalena apparent oil discovery

02/04/2013
A group led by Petrodorado Energy Ltd., Toronto, plans to drill a new wellbore to evaluate "a younger and exceptionally thick sand-prone sequence" that has never previously been reported in Colombia's Upper Magdalena basin. Despite formation damage incurred in the Dorados-1X wellbore, the underlying conclusion is very encouraging, said Sintana Energy Inc., Plano, Tex., which has a 30% participating interest in three blocks in the basin including the 58,570-acre Talora block (OGJ Online, Oct. 17, 2012). The partners have concluded that a sidetrack or twin well is needed to further evaluate the Dorados structure, a large thrust anticline in which the Dorados-1X well data now revea...
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