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  1. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jun 2013

    hydrocarbon discovery last year (OGJ Online, May 9, 2012). Atarraya-4 went to a total depth of 4,841 ft true vertical depth , 5,640 ft measured depth, and mud and electric logs indicated the presence of 25 ft of net oil sand at the top

  2. Mitra Energy group follows Malay-Tho Chu discovery

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 May 2013

    gas discovery on adjacent Block 46/07. The group drilled that well to 2,296.6 m measured depth, 2,066 m true vertical depth subsea, and encountered more than 40 m TVD thickness of net pay validated by an extensive MDT and minidrillstem

  3. Western Nigeria wildcat finds oil in new basin

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Jun 2013

    potential formations remain to be drilled, Afren noted, with the well at 10,518 ft measured total depth, 10,402 true vertical depth , and headed for a final depth of 11,800 ft MD, 11,684 ft TVD. Ogo-1 is on the OPL 310 license not far east

  4. Paramount tests Besa River shale gas in Liard basin

    Online Articles

    Fri, 8 Mar 2013

    River shale exploration in the Horn River basin ( OGJ Online, Aug. 20, 2012 ). The well was drilled to 3,400 m true vertical depth with a horizontal bore of 1,200 m and was completed with a 10-stage fracture stimulation in the Devonian Besa

  5. BP has gas-condensate discovery west of Shetlands

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Apr 2013

    margin west of the Shetland Islands. BP spudded the 213/25c-1V well on Mar. 25, 2012, and went to 4,700 m true vertical depth . It encountered several reservoir objectives, the most significant of which was the North Uist prospect, said

  6. Wet gas indicated at Salamander North Kutei wildcat

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Apr 2013

    Sangatta PSC in the North Kutei basin offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia. While drilling to the present 2,535 m true vertical depth subsea, the well penetrated a predominantly shale-prone section throughout the Pliocene. The company said

  7. Illinois: Horizontal well eyed in dolomite below New Albany

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Mar 2013

    quarter of 2013. The company described the proposed well as to have a 4,300-ft horizontal leg at 4,500 ft true vertical depth and said it is acquiring seismic to help with geosteering. The dolomitic reservoir is interpreted to extend over

  8. New Zealand Energy swabs oil at Taranaki discovery

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Apr 2013

    averaging more than 20% over the last 3 days of swab testing. The well went to 2,380 m measured depth, 1,870 m true vertical depth , and found 18 m of net pay in the two Miocene Mount Messenger intervals.

  9. FOCUS: UNCONVENTIONAL OIL & GAS: Dry fracing transforms water use in unconventional developments

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Sep 2013

    a viscosified liquid form allowing for a wide range of application. GasFrac has successfully treated wells to a true vertical depth of 13,000 ft with bottom hole temperatures approaching 300° F. "Using hydrocarbons to fracture these wells

  10. Gran Tierra finds oil at Maranon basin exploratory well

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Feb 2013

    presence of an oil-bearing reservoir in the Vivian sandstone beginning at 9,408 ft measured depth, 8,851 ft true vertical depth , with an approximate gross oil column thickness of 99 ft and 53 ft of net pay thickness. The well encountered

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