CALGARY, Canada -- Initial testing of East Causeway well 211/23d-17z in the UK North Sea flowed at multiple stabilized rates up to 7,000 b/d of oil, reports Antrim Energy Inc., operator.
The well was drilled at a high angle and horizontally through Middle Jurassic Brent sandstone and found several prospective reservoirs in Ness and Tarbert formations in two separate fault compartments.
The oil is light, sweet crude at 32 deg API with 100 scf/bbl GOR.
A second flow test is scheduled on a separate zone.
This well follows the previously drilled 211/23b-11 which intersected the same intervals and tested at 8,100 b/d oil.