appraisal drilling

appraisal drilling

n
(Mining & Quarrying) (in the oil industry) drilling carried out once oil or gas has been discovered in order to assess the extent of the field, the reserves, the possible rate of production, and the properties of the oil or gas
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Following Liza-5, the Stena Carron will conduct additional exploration and appraisal drilling on the block.
Waitsia-3 is the first of a two well appraisal drilling program planned for the Waitsia field in 2017.
In conjunction with the Payara discovery, the appraisal drilling at Liza-three has identified an additional high quality, deeper reservoir directly below the Liza field, which is estimated to contain between 100m-150m oil equivalent barrels.
Per the restructured agreement, Armstrong has acquired a 15% working interest (to add to its 30%) in the initial development area near the Colville River Delta where the majority of exploratory and appraisal drilling activities have been carried out.
Exploration and appraisal drilling in Block 12 of Cyprus` EEZ by Noble Energy&Delek has shown estimated reserves of 3.
Tokyo, Oct 13, 2014 - (JCN) - INPEX CORPORATION announced that it has discovered deposits of quality oil at a depth of approximately 3,550 m through appraisal drilling in the BM-ES-23 concession in the Espirito Santo Basin offshore Brazil.
He said due to the fact that the results of appraisal drilling last year and did not respond to the primary estimations; "we need to look for more natural gas," he said.
It said that testing of appraisal drilling has confirmed "the Pegaga discovery in Block SK320 offshore Malaysia as a substantial gas find with significant commercial potential".
Muscat: Mubadala Petroleum has announced that appraisal drilling and testing has confirmed the Pegaga discovery in Block SK320 offshore Malaysia as a substantial gas find with significant commercial potential.
But it also found a 28% drop in exploration and appraisal drilling.
But it also found a 28 per cent drop in exploration and appraisal drilling.
BP has begun appraisal drilling in its highly touted Tiber oil prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said, more than three years after its massive Macondo blowout and crude spill set back drilling in the basin.

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