Mart Resources, Inc.: Spudding of UMU-11 Well
August 15, 2013 (Source: Marketwired) — Highlights:
- The UMU-11 well commenced drilling operations on August 14, 2013 and is currently at a depth of 1,100 feet.
- The main objectives for UMU-11 are to appraise and produce
proven oil reservoirs encountered, but not completed, in the UMU-9 and
Mart Resources, Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MMT) (“Mart” or the “Company”) and its co-venturers, Midwestern Oil and Gas Company Plc. (Operator of the Umusadege field) and SunTrust Oil Company Limited are pleased to provide an update on Umusadege drilling operations.
The UMU-11 well commenced drilling operations on August 14, 2013 and is currently at a depth of 1,100 feet in the 16-inch upper hole section. The 16-inch upper hole section will be drilled to a depth of approximately 5,000 feet. The next activity will include running and cementing 13 3/8 inch casing in the upper hole section. Drilling will then continue with a 12 1/4 inch section to a total measured depth of approximately 8,700 feet, followed by running 9 5/8 inch casing.
The main objectives for the UMU-11 well are to appraise and produce proven oil reservoirs encountered but not completed in the UMU-9 and UMU-10 wells. These sands (XIIb, XIIc, XVIa, and XVIb) were previously logged and sampled. The UMU-11 objective is to test four of these oil-bearing sands, and if successful, complete these sands for production.
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