The well is planned to drill a 1km (3,281ft) horizontal section
with a DST to test reservoir performance.
Hurricane had drilled the offshore North Sea well to 1,964 metres, with results indicating a 712-metre horizontal section
of fractured basement reservoir.
The former has the bottom hole as deep as 5, 153 meters and a 3,439-meter long horizontal section
. The bottom hole of the latter is 2,540 meters deep; its horizontal section
is 629 meters long.
Tulsa-based Samson drilled the well to a total depth of 21,182 feet including the horizontal section
of 9,940 feet.
Drilling of appraisal wells between 2006-08, including an extended horizontal section
, by RAK Petroleum demonstrated significant oil productivity from the Mishref-Maudud and Thamama Fms, leading to development of the field.
Where the Chiltan Limestone reservoir was successfully drilled in a horizontal section
with total lateral length of more than 1.3 Km.
A total of 11 zones in a 1.2-km horizontal section
of Cretaceous and Jurassic reservoir in the Peshkabir-3 well were individually tested and flowed successfully, of which ten were oil zones and one a gas zone.
At total depth of 4,940 metres and 1.3 km horizontal section
in Chiltan Formation, NF Hor-1 is one of the deepest and longest horizontal wells in tight gas reservoir drilled in Pakistan.
In the horizontal section
, the tubular string lies on the bottom of wellbore due to gravity.
First, lengthen the horizontal section
and shorten the vertical section.
The Johnson #1 horizontal section
is 2000 feet where the Johnson #4 re-entry will provide for two horizontal legs up to 2400 feet each, providing us with what we expect will be a greatly increased target for completion.
In the third quarter of 2015, the company says it milled out plugs in a horizontal section
of 12,450 ft with 2 5/8-inch coiled tubing from a vertical kick off point of 6,500 ft.