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Andes Energia commences drilling the Las Varillas x-1 exploration well


Published Jan 7, 2014
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The Board of Andes announce the commencement of drilling of the Las Varillas x-1 exploration well located in the El Manzano West block in the Neuquén basin, South Mendoza Province, Argentina. This new well is located 1.5 km from the successful Mirador del Valle x-1 well discovery announced on 13 November, which targeted the Neuquen Group formation producing an average flow rate of 535 bopd during testing with the potential for 15 million barrels of recoverable resource.

Las Varillas x-1

The objective of the Las Varillas x-1 well is to evaluate the unconventional potential of the Vaca Muerta formation, which lies approximately 1,000 metres below the Neuquén Group formation, as well as the conventional potential of the Chachao and Agrio formations.

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