Beach, Drillsearch make wet gas discovery in Cooper basin

A joint venture of Beach Energy Ltd. and Drillsearch Energy Ltd. has made a wet gas discovery with its Ralgnal-1 wildcat well in retention lease 130 (formerly PEL 106) in South Australia’s Cooper basin.

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A joint venture of Beach Energy Ltd. and Drillsearch Energy Ltd. has made a wet gas discovery with its Ralgnal-1 wildcat well in retention lease 130 (formerly PEL 106) in South Australia’s Cooper basin.

The well penetrated 6.6 m of net pay in the Permian-age Patchawarra formation and 3 m of pay in the underlying Tirrawarra sands.

Gas flowed to surface at 5.88 MMcfd during drillstem tests. Flow rates for condensate are still being evaluated.

The well will be cased and suspended as a discovery.

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