Heritage Oil Provides an Update on Miran West-3 Well

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 3/5/2012, Location: Middle East

Heritage Oil Plc, an independent upstream exploration and production company, provides an update on the Miran West-3 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (Kurdistan). Heritage has completed well testing and wireline log evaluation of the Lower Cretaceous reservoir in the Miran West-3 well and is currently at a depth of 2,910 metres.

Testing in the Lower Cretaceous formation resulted in no measurable flow of hydrocarbons to surface due to the lack of an extensive connected fracture network at this location. The results from detailed wireline log interpretation; observations whilst drilling and gas recovered at surface confirm that the Lower Cretaceous reservoir formation is gas bearing. Detailed work is being undertaken on the recently processed 3D seismic and offset well data to establish the areas of effective reservoir for this formation.

Below the Lower Cretaceous reservoir the well encountered a high-pressure interval as well as a loss of circulation, which resulted in the need to sidetrack the well. This interval has now successfully been drilled and the well is currently at a depth of 2,910 metres and being logged.

Further drilling will appraise the Jurassic reservoir intervals, which were discovered by the Miran West-2 well. A number of tests are planned and drilling is expected to be completed within the next couple of months. A second rig to drill the Miran East-1 well is on location and expected to commence drilling shortly.

Tony Buckingham, CEO, commented:” The Miran West-3 well is providing further information on this large fractured carbonate structure to enable Heritage to better understand the reserves distribution in the field and confirm volumes for development planning. The degree of fracturing and high pressure encountered in these deeper intervals have meant that the drilling programme is taking longer than expected, but nevertheless, the data being obtained is vindicating our approach in drilling this deviated well.”


Morocco >>  8/9/2022 - Sound Energy, the transition energy company, is pleased to provide an update on the Phase 2 development financing of its Tendrara Production Concessio...
United Kingdom >>  8/8/2022 - The Operator of PEDL241, Egdon Resources U.K. Limited, has filed an appeal on behalf of the Joint Venture partnership against Lincolnshire County Coun...

Sudan >>  8/1/2022 - Firstly, I would like to start with an apology for the late delivery of the latest quarterly CATFLAP. We have been busy working on a number of opportu...
Colombia >>  7/29/2022 - Petrobras confirms the discovery of natural gas accumulation in the Uchuva-1 exploratory well, drilled in deep waters of Colombia, 32 kilometers off t...

Ireland >>  7/29/2022 - Europa Oil & Gas, the AIM traded UK, Ireland and Morocco focused oil and gas exploration, development, and production company, has announced that the ...
United Arab Emirates >>  7/29/2022 - Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced today a second discovery of natural gas resources in the first exploration well in Abu Dhabi’s Offsho...

Related Categories: Camp Building  Cleaning Equipment, Services  Communication  Corrosion Products/Services  Development  Exploration  Food Supplies  General  Labor Services  Land & Leasing  Mine Clearance  Oil & Gas Companies  Production  Service Companies  Skilled Labors  Transportation, 4X4 Trucks  Unskilled Labors  Utility Systems  Waste Disposal  Water Supply Services  Welding Products/Services 

Related Articles: Camp Building  Cleaning Equipment, Services  Communication  Corrosion Products/Services  Development  Exploration  General  Labor Services  Land & Leasing  Mine Clearance  Oil & Gas Companies  Production  Service Companies  Skilled Labors  Transportation, 4X4 Trucks  Utility Systems  Waste Disposal  Water Supply Services  Welding Products/Services 


Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2021 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.