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  • Cairn: Second Successful Senegal Appraisal Well
    édité le 09/03/2016 - Plus de news de "Capricorn" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "Capricorn"

Cairn: Second Successful Senegal Appraisal Well
Cairn is pleased to announce the successful testing of the SNE-3 appraisal well offshore Senegal. Operations have been safely and successfully completed following drilling, coring, logging and drill-stem testing (DST). The well is now being plugged and abandoned. Cairn’s analysis of the extensive dataset collected is continuing with initial results as follows:

- Two drill stem tests were conducted within the Upper Reservoirs, confirming the deliverability of these units;
. DST 1a flowed at a maximum rate of ~5,400 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and a main flow rate of ~4,000 bopd over a 24 hour period from a 15 metre (m) zone
. For DST 1b an additional zone of 5.5m was added and a combined maximum rate of ~5,200 bopd measured, with an associated main flow rate of ~4,500 bopd over a six hour period
. Both main flow periods utilised a 56/64” choke
- Multiple samples of oil and gas recovered to surface from wireline logs and drill stem tests
- Confirmation of similar reservoir quality and correlation of the principal reservoir units between SNE-1, SNE-2 and SNE-3
- 144m of continuous core taken across the entire reservoir interval with 100% recovery
- Similar oil-down-to and oil-up-to depths seen in SNE-1 and SNE-2 – 101m gross (95m in SNE-1 and 103m in SNE-2)
- Initial indications confirm the same 32 degree API oil quality as seen in SNE-1 and SNE-2

Resource estimates for the SNE field continue to be revised and an update will be announced at the company’s preliminary results on 15 March 2016.

About Cairn

Cairn is one of Europe's leading independent oil and gas exploration and development companies. Cairn has its headquarters in Edinburgh (Scotland) and operational offices in London (UK), Nuuk (Greenland), Stavanger (Norway) and Madrid (Spain).

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