Kazakh Well Disappoints for Max Petroleum

Max Petroleum has completed drilling the ALTW-1 exploration well on the West Altykol prospect on Block E, in Kazakhstan. The well reached a total depth of 1,947 meters without encountering producible hydrocarbons and will be plugged and abandoned. The Sun ZJ-30 drilling rig will now move to drill the ZMA-ET1 appraisal well testing Triassic reservoirs in the Zhana Makat Field on Block E.