Six-pac scheme planned for Trinidad heavy oil project

Click here to enlarge imageA Texas-based company's development plan for recovering heavy oil reserves in Trinidad includes 20-acre production units, each with six vertical steam-injection wells and one 1,200-ft horizontal drain hole (Fig. 1).New Horizon Exploration Trinidad & Tobago Ltd. (NHETT), a subsidiary of New Horizon Exploration Inc., Richardson, Tex., calls its scheme a "Six-pac." Click here to enlarge imageNHETT says that in its joint-venture development with Petrotrin, Trinidad and Tobago's national petroleum company, it plans to invest up to $35 million over the next 5 years in the 744-acre Parrylands Block E (Fig. 2). It expects to recover about 30 million bbl or ab...

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