Oilex Ltd announces the commencement of gas sales from Cambay-73 into the low pressure local market near the Cambay Field. Average daily production from Cambay-73 is ~ 50.5 boepd including condensate. This is the first gas to be sold from the Y zone in the Eocene EP-IV Formation that contains 2P gas Reserves of 206 Bcf and 2P oil Reserves of 8 MMbbls as independently assessed by RISC Operations Pty Ltd. For further information, please refer to Oilex's announcement dated 16 April 2015 for details of the independently classified Cambay Field Reserves and Contingent Resources.
Demand for gas from local light industrial businesses is ongoing, with expressions of interest to purchase gas continuing to be received by Oilex including from buyers who previously bid for Cambay-73 gas. Later this year, Oilex intends to recommence production from Cambay-77H to increase gas sales to the local market as well as commencing gas sales from Bhandut-3. In addition, the approved firm work programme for 2015/16, which is subject to available funding, includes 5 well workovers and consideration is being given to those which have penetrated the same formation and could be capable of gas production for the local market.