San Leon upstream plans shale gas drilling in summer
April 28, 2014
Oil & gas exploration firm San Leon Energy intends to carry out a shale gas exploration drilling of Lewino 2H well in northern Poland in the late summer and follow up with hydraulic fracturing in the fall, country manager Witold Weil said on Friday.
San Leon wants to extend its 'Gdansk W' exploration concession in the area, now valid until the end of the year, the official said.
The company can carry out four-five exploration drillings in Poland this year, of which two in search of unconventional resources, Weil added.
San Leon successfully completed a vertical shale well test at the Lewino-1G2 well on its Gdansk W concession in January this year, calling it "the most encouraging vertical shale well test in Poland to date." The firm said it could likely prove commercial flows from Lewino-1G2 well by October following a planned ten-stage frack of a planned horizontal well