InterOil: second flow test starts at Antelope-5

InterOil Corporation informed that Total E&P PNG, operator of the PRL15 licence in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea, began second extended will test at Antelope-5.

Antelope-5’s flow will be tested at 50 million standard cubic feet per day for approximately two weeks before being shut-in to record the subsequent pressure build-up, InterOil said in a statement on Thursday.

The company has also been advised by Total that Antelope-6 appraisal well, located 2km east-south-east to the Antelope-3 well was preparing to drill ahead at 1,120 meters (3,674 feet) true vertical depth sub-sea.

The PRL15 joint venturers are discussing an additional appraisal well to the west of Antelope-5. The decision whether to drill a further appraisal well will follow the evaluation of the Antelope-6 appraisal well and the results of the latest flow test at Antelope-5.

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