Sirte Oil Hits Oil and Gas In Libya

August 13, 2013

Petroleum Africa reports that Sirte Oil Co., another NOC subsidiary, saw new discoveries recently in the Sirte Basin in Libya.

The 4Z1- 6, a New Field Wildcat in located approximately 4 km south east of the Nasser oil field was drilled to a total depth 7,990 ft and encountered hydrocarbons in Harash Formation. The initial production test on the 4Z1-6 well from the Harash Formation established oil flow by gas lift at a rate of 1,700 bpd of oil and 963 Mcf/d of gas.

Sirte’s second well, the 5B1- 6 a New Field Wildcat, was drilled to a total depth 8,400 ft and encountered hydrocarbons in Zelten Porosity Formation. The 5B1-6 well tested at an initial rate of 434 bpd of oil and 149 Mcf/d of gas.

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