Gulf of Thailand wildcat flows high CO 2 gas

Block B8/32 Drillstem Test Results [19958 bytes] A group of companies that includes Pogo Producing Co., Houston, has tested gas with a high carbon dioxide content in its latest discovery on Block B8/32 in the Gulf of Thailand. Pogo reported the group's 2 Pakakrong wildcat flowed a combined 16 MMcfd of gas on drillstem tests of two sands at undisclosed depths. Partners calculated a flow of 10 MMcfd with as much as 80% CO2 from one zone and 6 MMcfd with as much as 60% CO2 from the other. A third drillstem test at 4,198-4,218 ft flowed 1,636 b/d of oil through a 1/2 in. choke with 257 psi flowing wellhead pressure. Pogo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Paul G. Van Wagenen said ...

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