United Oil & Fuel has introduced profitable check outcomes and graduation of manufacturing from the Al Jahraa-13 improvement properly (AJ-13), within the Abu Sennan licence, onshore Egypt, which is operated by Kuwait Vitality Egypt
As beforehand introduced, the AJ-13 properly, which is a observe as much as the profitable Al Jahraa-8 properly, safely reached a TD of three,840 m, a number of days forward of schedule and under-budget. The properly has been logged and interpreted to have encountered 17.5 m of web oil pay throughout the Higher and Decrease Bahariya reservoir targets, consistent with the vary of pre-drill expectations.
The AJ-13 properly is the fifth and remaining properly within the Abu Sennan 2021 drilling programme. The ECDC-6 rig, used to drill the AJ-13 properly, will now transfer to begin the 2022 drilling programme, beginning with the ASD-2 improvement properly. The ASD-2 properly follows on from the exploration success that was made in 2021 with the ASD-1X properly. It would goal the Abu Roash reservoirs in a extra northerly a part of the identical construction, aiming to entry the upside reserves and speed up manufacturing from this area.
United holds a 22% working curiosity within the Abu Sennan licence.
United’s CEO Brian Larkin commented, “AJ-13 has been introduced on stream in lower than eight days from completion utilizing the prevailing services and producing manufacturing and income for the corporate. With preliminary gross manufacturing charges of 600 bopd we anticipate the properly to pay again in below 9 months, just like earlier wells.
“Following the distinctive drilling success achieved in 2021 we sit up for starting our 2022 improvement and exploration drilling programme. The ECDC-6 rig will now transfer to drill the ASD-2 improvement properly, the primary properly in our 2022 drilling programme, which is because of spud within the coming weeks.”