Quadrant Spuds Outtrim East-1 Well in Permit WA-155-P(1) in Australia's NWS

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. disclosed Monday that the operator of the Outtrim East-1 well, Quadrant Energy, has commenced drilling the well, located in WA-155-P(1) exploration permit in the North West Shelf of Australia June 18.

Quadrant will explore for additional hydrocarbon bearing sands to the North and East of the hydrocarbon reservoir seen at the Outtrim-1 oil discovery in the Outtrim East-1 drilling.

The operator will drill the well to approximately 4,265 feet (1,300 meters) measured depth (MD), just above the Pyrenees Formation, which was oil-bearing in the Outtrim-1 well situated approximately 0.6 mile (1 kilometers) away. It planned to obtain around 295 feet (90 meters) of conventional core before drilling the final section of the well to a total depth (TD) of 4,724 feet (1,440 meters).

"The Company expects to be in a position to report on whether the target formations are hydrocarbon-bearing, and the extent of any reservoir sands intersected, after completion of the wireline logging and pressure and fluid sampling program," AWE said in the press release, adding that the process will take several months after completion of the well.

Partners in the WA-155-P(1) exploration permit are Quadrant Energy with a 71.5 percent interest, while Carnarvon holds the remaining 28.5 percent.



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Eni: Oil, Gas Discovery in Norwegian S... (Jan 17)
 -  Tullow Finds Oil in Kenyan Erut-1 Well (Jan 17)
 -  Utgard, Byrding Field Development Plan... (Jan 17)
 -  E&P Consultants Earning 27% Less than ... (Jan 17)
 -  NextDecade Leases Texas City Site for ... (Jan 17)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
3rd, 2nd, Chief Engineer Marshall Islands
Expertise: Motorman
Location: Houma, LA
 
Floorhand (Drillship)
Expertise: Derrickman
Location: Houma, LA
 
Roustabout (Advanced Firefighting Required)
Expertise: Roustabout
Location: Houma, LA
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $55.47/BBL 0.69%
Light Crude Oil : $52.48/BBL 0.30%
Natural Gas : $3.41/MMBtu 0.29%
Updated in last 24 hours