Beach Reports Hydrocarbon Shows at El Salmiya-2 Well
by Beach Energy Ltd.
|Monday, July 22, 2013
Australia-based Beach Energy Ltd reported that the operator of its Abu Sennan concession in the Western Desert in Egypt, Kuwait Energy, is evaluating high resistivity anomalies and hydrocarbon shows observed in the El Salmiya-2 well.
Four zones of hydrocarbon shows were identified in the well as follows:
The operator is currently setting up to test the well over the coming week, with flow rates from this test anticipated soon thereafter.
The El Salmiya-2 well was drilled to appraise reservoirs in the Abu Roash "C" and "E" Members, which flowed at combined gross rates of 2,900 barrels of oil per day and 16 million standard cubic feet per day in the El Salmiya-1 discovery well (drilled in 2012).
The Joint Venture equity interests in Abu Sennan are:
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