Colombia

Test results at the Costayaco-8 development well in southern Colombia keep Gran Tierra Energy Inc., Calgary, on track towards a 19,000 b/d production plateau at Costayaco field in the 2009 fourth quarter, the company said.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 10
– Test results at the Costayaco-8 development well in southern Colombia keep Gran Tierra Energy Inc., Calgary, on track towards a 19,000 b/d production plateau at Costayaco field in the 2009 fourth quarter, the company said.

The well made 2,640 b/d from the Caballos formation and 2,211 b/d from the Villeta Upper T sandstone. The rate was 2,988 b/d in 20 hr commingled on a jet pump.

The company is building location for Costayaco-9, to spud July 14 some 1,958 ft southwest of Costayaco-8, and finalizing test results for Costayaco-7. Next up is Costayaco-10.

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