Statoil Begins Drilling In South Georgina Basin
News: Canada's PetroFrontier has spudded the Oz-Alpha 1 vertical exploration well in exploration permit 104 in Australia's Southern Georgina Basin. This is the first of five wells to be drilled as part of the company's Work Plan and Budget (the 2014 WP&B). All five wells will be part of an extensive open hole evaluation programme with three of the wells to be cased for future hydraulic fracture stimulation and production testing. Stimulation and testing operations are scheduled to begin in Q314.