Woodside finds gas at Australia’s Xeres well

May 23, 2011 12:00 AM

Woodside advised that the Xeres-1 well has intersected approximately 51 metres of gross gas within the Triassic target using semisub Maersk Discoverer.
The well is located about 12 km ESE of the Pluto-1 discovery in license WA-34-L, Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia.

The well reached a total depth of 3,285 metres. The discovery has been confirmed by wireline logging, including the establishment of a gas pressure gradient and the recovery of gas samples to surface.
Woodside is the operator and 90 % equity owner of WA-34-L. Woodside has a 100 % equity interest in the Xeres-1 well and Woodside’s joint venture participants in WA-34-L, Tokyo Gas and Kansai Electric, each have the right to acquire a 5 % equity interest in the well.

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