Genel Spud the First Exploration Well in Chia Surkh Block

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 10/8/2012, Location: Middle East

Genel Energy is pleased to announce that the Chia Surkh 10 exploration well was spudded on 7 October 2012. The Chia Surkh 10 well is the first exploration well to be drilled on the Chia Surkh exploration block, which covers an area of 984 square kilometres in the southern part of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and has prospective resources estimated at more than 300 million barrels of oil equivalent.

The well is designed to test the Lower Miocene to Palaeocene section. It is anticipated that the well will be drilled to a total depth of approximately 2,500 metres and results are expected in the first quarter of 2013.

Genel Energy is the operator and has a 60% operated interest.


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