EMPIRE Energy confirmed this morning it will spud its Carpentaria-1 well in the Beetaloo Sub-basin with the Schlumberger Land Rig 183 rig now onsite at EP187.
Speaking to Energy News, drilling managing director Alex Underwod said "I'm proud we're an Aussie company playing a key role in the development of the basin".
It plans to drill the well to 2900 metres then log, case and suspend it. The team will evaluate unconventional targets the Velkerri and Kyalla shales, which have been independently certified by unconventional specialists Netherland, Sewell and Associates with a best estimate prospective resources of 2.4 trillion cubic feet of gas.
Source: Energy News Bulletin
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