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Phase II ends and Phase III begins

Some pictures from the prep work for Phase 3 North Island Taranaki Basin ops, covering Cheal, Cardiff and Sidewinder.

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Mt. Messenger’s first horizontal oil well gets exciting results

We’ve tested a conservative range of low draw-down configurations at Cheal BH-1, with production rates from 400 to 500 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE) per day. Predominantly oil with no water, just how we like it. We’ll keep testing the full production capabilities of Cheal-BH-1 with the goal of optimizing daily flow rates and maximizing long-term reserve recovery, but this alone is great news.  

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