Energy Voice | SDX hits gas at Morocco well

London-headquartered SDX Energy has struck gas at a well in Morocco.

The LMS-1 exploration well on the Lalla Mimouna permit encountered 16.4 meters of net conventional gas pay sands. 

The well is now being completed as a conventional natural gas producer. 

Tests will be conducted about 30 days after the rig has departed.

SDX chief executive Paul Welch said: “We are very pleased with the results of this exploration well as it has significantly exceeded our pre-drill estimates for both reservoir quality and pay sand thickness. 

“Similar to the LNB-1 discovery, this was a higher risk exploration prospect into a sequence that had not been previously penetrated in a similar structural location. 

“We were prepared for the overpressures in this area and as a result have been able to successfully log and complete this well.”  


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