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  1. Mitra Energy group follows Malay-Tho Chu discovery

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    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

  2. Western Nigeria wildcat finds oil in new basin

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    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

  3. BP has gas-condensate discovery west of Shetlands

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    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

  4. Wet gas indicated at Salamander North Kutei wildcat

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    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

  5. New Zealand Energy swabs oil at Taranaki discovery

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    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.

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

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    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

  7. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 29 Apr 2013

    discovery on Block A Aceh in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The Matang-1 exploratory well has been drilled to 7,893 ft true vertical depth . It penetrated a gross gas column of at least 90 ft in the Oligo-Miocene Upper Bampo limestone formation, the

  8. Carla South well finds oil pay off Equatorial Guinea

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    cuttings, wireline log data, and downhole measurements indicate that the deviated well encountered 12 m MD/10 m true vertical depth of net oil pay in good quality sandstones. Further analysis of the data is required to assess the implications

  9. Illinois lawmakers deliberate fracing legislation; residents await transformation

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    Wed, 1 May 2013

    well in the second quarter of 2013. The horizontal test is expected to spud in mid-May and will be drilled to a true vertical depth of 4,500 ft, with a lateral step out of 4,300 ft. The project area is undisclosed, but the company said it

  10. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 1 Apr 2013

    Heno sandstones, and same formation as on the Ravn structure (OGJ Online, Dec. 18, 2009). The well went to a true vertical depth of 4,431 m below sea level in 52 m of water and produced oil and gas on a production test. Then the two sidetracks

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