Max Petroleum encounters hydrocarbons at ZMA-A22 well

Max Petroleum has encountered hydrocarbons at the ZMA-A22 development well in the Zhana Makat Field in Kazakhstan after drilling to a depth of 1,363 metres.

Max Petroleum has encountered hydrocarbons at the ZMA-A22 development well in the Zhana Makat Field in Kazakhstan after drilling to a depth of 1,363 metres.

The Jurassic and Triassic sandstone reservoirs at the well produced hydrocarbons in line with expectations.

The company said it plans to complete the well before placing it on production as soon as practicable.

The Zhanros ZJ-20 rig will now move to drill the ZMA-A24 development well in the Zhana Makat Field.

RD

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