Tethys Petroleum, an oil and gas exploration and production firm in Central Asia, has updated the first results of the AKD06 Doris appraisal well, located in Kazakhstan.
Both the Jurassic limestone and Cretaceous sandstone reservoirs have been shown by the wireline logs and drilling information. The company has found this Cretaceous sandstone over prognosis and at an altitude higher than in the AKD01 Doris discovery well. This good quality sandstone has identical net pay breadth to AKD01 well that produced more than 5,400 barrels of oil per day. Tethys has also come across the Jurassic limestone over prognosis. This reservoir is somewhat elevated than in the AKD01 Doris discovery well and has identical nature to the new AKD05 well, which generated more than 1,500 barrels of oil per day. At present, the company is additionally examining this preliminary information.
The company has currently covered the production liner, which will subsequently collect the further geophysical information to have this well in the fresh three-dimensional seismic dataset. Then, this well will be connected to the test production facility and the company has scheduled two production tests at the reservoir units. Tethys will begin the testing at the earliest and is expecting to commence within the next month.