Strike Energy’s Walyering-5 top hole well reached down to 2380 m in the Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Strike has also run and cemented a 9-5/8-inch casing in place and then pressure tested the casing.
The company is preparing to run in hole with an 8-1/2-inch drilling assembly.
Strike plans to then drill the production hole down a depth of 3,274 m MD in the 8-1/2-inch hole.
On success, before casing and securing the well, Strike will conduct an evaluation program for future testing operations.
The well is designed to test the Walyering wet-gas discovery updip potential and restart the field’s development which was delayed under previous ownership.
The discovery of Walyering conventional gas was first made at the depth of 3165 m subsea and in the Jurassic Cattamarra Coal Measures.
The exploration permit EP447 for the area was acquired in December 2018 and cover 1110 km2.
The Walyering wet-gas field is in the strategic location between WA’s two major gas transmission lines, linking WA’s industrial gas markets with the field.
This announcement comes after the company recently announced the well reached depths of 1005 m.
It was further confirmed by Strike that a 12-3/8-inch casing was also cemented and run in place.
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