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Max Petroleum finds more oil onshore Kazakhstan

01 Oct 2013
Max Petroleum, the Kazakhstan-focused oil & gas company reported that the SAGW-6 appraisal well in the Sagiz West Field has discovered more oil onshore Kazakhstan.

The well has reached a total vertical depth of 4,770 feet with electric logs indicating 98 feet of net oil pay over a 305 foot interval. And reservoir quality appears to be good, with porosities ranging from 15% to 23%.

Max is now running production casing in the well, which will be completed and placed on test production after obtaining governmental approvals.

Max added that the ZJ-30 rig used for the drill will now move on to drill the SAGW-14 appraisal well near the southern end of the Sagiz West field.