SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN–(Marketwired – Dec. 18, 2017) – Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:SMI)(FRANKFURT:SMK) is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired 2.25 sections of land in the recent Saskatchewan Crown land sale. This brings the Companies total land holding to 12.25 gross sections (8.75 net).
The 2.25 sections acquired in the land sale were divided into three separate non-contiguous parcels. The first parcel is one quarter section with rights from top of Second White Specks to top Precambrian. The quarter section has offsetting horizontal Viking production and the Company is currently planning two horizontal Viking wells to be drilled in Q1/2018. The second parcel is one section with rights from top surface to top Precambrian and adjacent to the Companies existing land. Saturn currently owns an existing vertical wellbore on the section that shows a favorable reservoir in the Success formation and plan on recompleting the well in Q1/2018. The third parcel is one section with rights from top surface to top Precambrian and the Company is currently evaluating available 3D seismic on the section for the placement of a horizontal well in the Success formation.
“These land acquisitions are a big step for Saturn. We have been intently focused on growing both our production and land position over the last year. These additional parcels provide us with de-risked Viking horizontal drill locations and highly perspective Success land that we intend to develop,” stated John Jeffrey, CEO of Saturn.
The Company expects to release an operational update and the initial flow rates on its first two Viking horizontal wells in the days to come.
About Saturn Oil & Gas Inc.
Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SMI)(FRANKFURT:SMK) is a public energy Company focused on the acquisition and development of undervalued, low risk assets. Saturn is driven to build a strong portfolio of cash flowing assets with strategic land positions. De-risked assets and calculated execution will allow Saturn to achieve growth in reserves & production through retained earnings. Saturn’s portfolio will become its key to growth and provide long-term stability to shareholders.
To learn more, please contact the Company or visit: www.saturnoil.com