Oilex Continues Preps for Production Testing at Cambay Well

Oilex advised that operations to prepare for well clean-up flow and production testing are continuing. Some delays have been experienced during coil tubing unit interventions to open up the remaining fracture stimulation stages.

After clean-up operations a flow test will be conducted.

The Cambay-76H "proof of concept" horizontal well is evaluating the production mpotential of the Y Zone interval of the extensive deep Eocene "tight" reservoirs in the onshore Cambay Production Sharing Contract area, Gujarat, India.

  • Report date: August 23, 2011
  • Status: Opening up fracture stimulation stages
  • Past Week's Operations:
    • Retrieving milling tools in well
    • Run milling tools in well
    • Repairs to coil tubing unit
    • Initial flow-back of hydrocarbons and stimulation fluids from first fracture stimulation stage
  • Objective: Cambay Eocene "tight" reservoir Y Zone
  • Total Depth: 2,740 meters including 610 meters horizontal section

The participating interests in the Cambay PSC are:

  • Oilex Ltd (Operator) 30%
  • Oilex NL Holdings (India) Limited 15%
  • Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd 55%
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