SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN–(Marketwired – June 16, 2017) – Westcore Energy Ltd. (“Westcore” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:WTR) announces that it has completed the initial drilling operations on its three well program at Flaxcombe, along with its partner Eros Resources Corp. The three well program commenced on June 1, 2017 and drilling was completed on June 14, 2017. The program was designed based on the re-interpretation of a 3D seismic survey that Westcore acquired with the property.
All three wells successfully encountered the Lower Mannville Group Success Sand Formation, with multiple oil bearing sands in each well bore. The Upper Success Sand Formation, which is the primary target, shows total oil bearing formation thicknesses of 5 meters, 9 meters and 11 meters respectively. The Lower Success Sand Formation, which is a secondary target, shows a total oil bearing formation thickness of 8 meters in each well. The Company will be reviewing the results with its completions team, with a view to bringing the wells on production in the most efficient manner possible.