GLA is 'Single Accumulation', Largest Undeveloped UKCS Find
UK based oil and gas company, Hurricane Energy plc, revealed Monday that it believes the Greater Lancaster Area is a single hydrocarbon accumulation, making it the largest undeveloped discovery on the UK Continental Shelf.
The company stated that operations on the 205/23-3A Halifax well were complete, with the well leading to an oil discovery. Initial data analysis also indicated that the well is linked to the Lancaster field, forming a single large hydrocarbon accumulation.
Preliminary third party analysis from the Halifax Well shows a ‘very significant’ hydrocarbon column of at least 3,792 feet is present within the basement extending well below local structural closure, Hurricane Energy said.
Following discussions with the Oil & Gas Authority, Hurricane said the Halifax Well has been suspended to allow for potential future operations to either deepen and/or undertake further testing of the well, the program for which will be determined following analysis of the well results.
"This is a highly significant moment for Hurricane and I am delighted that the Halifax Well results support the company's view that its substantial Lancaster discovery has been extended to include the Halifax license,” Hurricane CEO Robert Trice said.
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