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Energy XXI USA Inc., Houston, identified several pay zones at the McIlhenny-1 well sidetrack 2 in Vermilion Parish, La., said interest owner Yuma Exploration & Production Co., Houston.

Jun 26th, 2009

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, June 26
– Energy XXI USA Inc., Houston, identified several pay zones at the McIlhenny-1 well sidetrack 2 in Vermilion Parish, La., said interest owner Yuma Exploration & Production Co., Houston.

Lower Miocene Cris A sands at 21,500 ft measured depth stabilized at 15.8 MMcfd of gas at 14,873 psi on an 11/64-in. choke. Initially, the zone also produced oil at nonstabilized rates between 800 b/d and 2,000 b/d.

No other zones were tested, and the well is shut-in pending installation of production facilities and flow lines. TD is 23,300 ft MD, 23,329 ft TVD.

Yuma’s working interests are 6.25% before payout and 23.44% after payout in the well, on Yuma’s Cote de Mer prospect.

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