Kuwait Energy has completed testing at the Al Jahraa-3 oil appraisal well in the Abu Sennan Concession onshore Egypt, with the well cased and completed as an Abu Roash “C” member oil producer.

The Al Jahraa-4 oil appraisal well, located approximately 3,300 metres south-east from Al Jahraa-3, was spudded on 23 December and is currently drilling ahead.

A cased hole test at a depth of 2,953 metres to 2,961 metres was conducted over an 11-hour period. Over this period the well flowed at a maximum recorded rate of 1,385 b/d of oil on a 128/64” choke.

The well is targeting the Abu Roash “C”, “D” and “E” members.

The ASH‐1X ST1 oil exploration well is drilling ahead at a depth of 3,270 metres subsequent tomonth‐end. The well is primarily targeting the Alam El Bueib and Khatatba Formations.

The Abu Sennan Concession is run in a joint venture between Beach Energy (22%), Kuwait Energy (50% and operator), and Dover Energy (28%).

Source: Oil & Gas Technology