Condor Petroleum Completes Well Control at Shoba 7 Well in Kazakhstan
Condor Petroleum in an update on its Shoba 7 appraisal well at the Zharkamys West 1 Contract Territory in Kazakhstan has said that well control operations have been successfully completed and gas zone has been isolated with cement plugs and there is no further flow of gas or fluids to surface. No oil was observed at surface throughout this incident.
A Shoba 7 replacement well is being evaluated. The drilling rig is currently mobilizing to the first ‘salt flank’ exploration well, which is expected to begin drilling in September.
Condor holds a 100% interest in the exploration rights to the 2,610 square km Zharkamys Territory, located in Kazakhstan’s PreCaspian basin. Condor also holds a 66% interest in Marsel Petroleum LLP which has the exploration rights to the 18,500 square km Marsel Territory, located in Kazakhstan’s Chu-Sarysu basin.