CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – May 20, 2014) – Emerald Bay Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EBY) (the “Company” or “Emerald Bay”) is pleased to provide an update on recent activities in Texas.
At Wooden Horse, the Company recently completed the Kuhn 2 vertical well in the “A” interval of the Edwards formation. The well was tied into facilities and after four days of pumping the well started to produce the anticipated oil cut. The well has now been producing for four weeks. Kuhn 2 is the second well completed in Edwards formation at Wooden Horse, but it is the first well completed in the “A” interval. This success establishes Wooden Horse as a new field discovery. The Company will now move forward with the following steps:
- The Kuhn 1H horizontal well, currently producing from the “C” interval of the Edwards formation, will be recompleted in the “A” interval in the coming weeks.
- The Imhoff 1 vertical well, currently producing form the Austin Chalk formation, will be recompleted as an Edwards “A” horizontal well in June.
- The Company will then drill the first new Horizontal well in the Edwards “A” interval in July.
- Additional drilling locations will be targeted for further development through Q3.
At Nash Creek, the Company has completed surveying and line clearing in preparation to begin shooting a 3D Seismic program later this week. The seismic program has been, designed to assist the Company in targeting Edwards drilling locations. The Company has received a permit to inject salt water, and it is anticipated that the disposal well will be drilled in July or August with the first Edwards horizontal well to follow shortly thereafter.
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Emerald Bay Energy Inc., based in Calgary, is a junior oil and gas producer with production properties in Western Canada and South Texas. The common shares of Emerald Bay trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “EBY”. Please visit www.emeraldbayenergy.com.
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