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Tlou Energy completes top-hole drilling at the Lesedi CBM project

Gasoil News - Published on Wed, 05 Dec 2018

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Tlou Energy Limited, the ASX, AIM and BSE listed company focused on developing gas-to-power projects in southern Africa using coal bed methane natural gas from its field in Botswana, is pleased to provide an update on drilling operations at the Lesedi CBM Project.

Key Points:
Top-hole drilling for both lateral and vertical sections for production pods 'Lesedi 3', 'Lesedi 4' and top-hole drilling for the optional production pod 'Lesedi 5' have been completed successfully;
Project is on time and in line with budget;
Preparations for drilling the lateral well section of 'Lesedi 3A and 3B' and 'Lesedi 4A and 4B' have commenced with the program set to continue into early 2019.

Drilling operations update

The Company announced that drilling of the top-hole sections for both the vertical and lateral wells at the Lesedi CBM Project has been completed successfully and is in line with budget. Preparations for drilling of the lateral wells for Lesedi 3 and 4 have commenced with the program set to continue into early 2019

These wells are being drilled in the area proposed for initial project development and are aimed at confirming the gas flow rate in this area prior to commencement of development operations.

Tlou Managing Director Tony Gilby said "The drilling operations have progressed extremely well, and I would like to thank all our field staff for their excellent work to get to this stage. I look forward to the drilling of the lateral sections of Lesedi 3 and Lesedi 4 followed by commencement of production testing operations in early 2019. We will keep the market informed as we continue to progress the program."

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Posted By : Joykumar Irom on Wed, 05 Dec 2018
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