Exillon Makes Oil Find in West Siberia



Exillon announced that well EWS I - 43 successfully found oil on the south-eastern part of the East EWS I field in West Siberia.

The EWS I - 43 well which was spudded on September 6, 2011 was drilled in 21 days on the south-eastern part of the East EWS I field. The well flowed water-free oil naturally to the surface with a flow rate of 595 bbl/day on an 8 mm choke. The well encountered the Jurassic P reservoir at 1,826 meters, confirming 15.5 meters of effective net oil pay within the Jurassic.

The well was drilled directionally 0.7 km to the north from the existing well pad. On completion of testing the well will be connected up to existing production facilities.