Roxi Petroleum, the Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, is pleased to make the following operational update with respect to its Galaz asset.
Further to the announcement of 27th June 2012, Roxi is pleased to provide the following additional information.
On 26 June 2012, a 7.5 metre section of the well was perforated between 1288.5 metres and 1296 metres. Following a brief clean up the well was closed to allow a build up of oil.
The well was opened on 30 June 2012 using a 5mm choke with oscillating flows between 51 and 449 bopd. By 1 July the rate had stabilised to some 300 bopd.
On 4 July 2012, the well was opened again this time using a 7mm choke and the well flowed at some 335 bopd.
On 11 July 2012, the well was opened again this time using an 8mm choke and the well flowed at between 530 and 620 bopd.
Roxi is also pleased to announce that well NK14 reached a total depth of 1378 metres on 14 July 2012.
A decision on testing will be made after wire logging.
Clive Carver, Chairman said
“We remain extremely pleased with the performance of NK7 and look forward with interest to the wire logging results on NK14.”