Update on the Deep Discovery at BNG

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Monday, September 01, 2014
Image

 

Roxi, the Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, has given an update about the market with news of the deep discovery at its flagship BNG asset.

The BNG Contract Area is located in the west of Kazakhstan 40 kilometres southeast of Tengiz on the edge of the Mangistau Oblast, covering an area of 1,561 square kilometres of which 1,376 square kilometres has 3D seismic coverage acquired in 2009 and 2010.

Roxi has a 58.41 per cent interest in the BNG Contract Area.

Deep Well A5

On 19 August 2014 Roxi announced that the thickness of the gross oil-bearing interval commencing at 4,332 meters was at least 51 meters and that Roxi would continue to determine the full extent of the interval by drilling and logging rather than taking additional core samples.

Roxi is pleased to announce that based on additional drilling and mud logging conducted since 19 August 2014 the
thickness of the gross oil-bearing interval is now at least 105 meters, between 4,332 meters and 4,437 meters.

For safety reasons related to different pressure and temperature conditions at lower depths Roxi has decided to complete the well at 4,442 meters. Once the well has been completed after running and setting 114 mm liner flow testing will commence.

Roxi's next deep well, A6, is planned to allow targeting of levels below 4,437 meters. 
 

Further announcements on the progress of A5 will be made in due course.

Clive Carver, Chairman commented "The 105 meters gross interval is an excellent outcome.  How far further the interval extends will be for another time to determine. More than ever we look forward to the results of the flow test."
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter July 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Insights: Kunkel Weighs in on Propulsion Technology

LNG? Methanol as fuel? Hybrid systems? Tier 4? Reducing noise? Cutting emissions without crushing fuel economy? Marine News readers have questions and Bob Kunkel has answers.

A Sea Change in Waterjet Technology

Longtime waterjet propulsion equipment provider NAMJet introduces key advancements for the workboat sector. Back in 2011, when boat builder Birdon went looking

ATB Design Comes of Age

The emerging trend of marrying the design of an articulated tug and barge (ATB) to a particular propulsion system to maximize efficiencies of that system has, of late,

Energy

China Refineries Enters Global Oil Trade

During the last year, China’s “teapot” refiners are helping to boost China’s crude import demand and their influence is expanding, says Clarkson Research Services.

First US LNG Shipment Goes to China

The first liquefied natural gas vessel from the lower 48 U.S. states is on its way to China, according to a Reuters interactive map on Friday, the latest sign that

Swiber Applies for Judicial Management Instead of Liquidation

Singapore oilfield services company Swiber Holdings Ltd said on Friday it has applied to place itself under judicial management instead of liquidation.   Swiber

News

U.S. Awards $61.8 Mln for Port Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox today announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the  FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.

DP World takes over Rodney Container Terminal, Canada

DP World has signed a long-term lease agreement for the expansion and operation of the multi-purpose Rodney Container Terminal at Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

MED AMERICAS will Replace MGE Service

CMA CGM is revamping it MGE service becoming the MED AMERICAS, stand-alone CMA CGM service with dedicated fleet of 11 vessels of 2,500 TEU, in a continuous effort to improve service coverage,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1455 sec (7 req/sec)