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Faroe Petroleum provides Butch East exploration well results


Published May 13, 2014
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Faroe Petroleum says that drilling has reached target depth on the Centrica-operated Butch East exploration well 8/10-5S and a subsequent up-dip appraisal well 8/10-5A, the first of two back-to back-wells in Licence PL405, following up the Butch Main discovery (Faroe 15%).

The Butch East exploration well spudded on 29 December 2013 and reached total depth in 8/10-5A of 2,307 metres in the Zechstein salt formation. The well targeted sandstones of the Upper Jurassic reservoir of the Ula formation and whilst a good quality reservoir was confirmed, no hydrocarbons were encountered at this location.

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