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WesternZagros to Target Over 1 Billion BOEs during 2011/2012 Exploration Program

WesternZagros Resources has announced that Sproule International has completed an independent audit of the Company’s resource assessment of: the Tertiary Eocene and Cretaceous reservoir intervals of Kurdamir-1; the Jeribe reservoir at Sarqala-1; and the Upper Fars reservoir at Mil Qasim in the Kalar-Bawanoor Block (“Block K44”). This audit, together with the previous audit results of […]

WesternZagros Strikes Oil at Kurdamir – Shares Jump

WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) has announced successful test results at the Kurdamir-1 well, which proves the existence of an oil column in the Oligocene reservoir. Shares in the company rose more than 14% in early trading. Sproule International Limited. (“Sproule”) has completed an independent audit which confirms a 327 metre combined gas and oil […]

WesternZagros 3rd Quarter Results

WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) has announced its results for the period ended September 30, 2010. On October 14, 2010, the Company safely and successfully completed well control operations at the Kurdamir-1 well, which is WesternZagros’ second exploration well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (“Kurdistan”). The open hole in the well has been plugged […]

WesternZagros Completes Successful Test at Kurdamir-1 Well

WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) has announced that it has successfully concluded the first cased hole test of the Lower Oligocene formation in the Kurdamir-1 exploration well. The tested zone was between 2,365 metres and 2,415 metres. The test achieved a maximum flow rate, after acidization, of 18.3 million cubic feet per day of gas […]

WesternZagros Reports on Kurdistan Operations

WesternZagros Resources, the Canadian-listed oil and gas exploration company with operations in Iraqi Kurdistan, reported on its operations this morning. The TSX market has not yet opened, but shares in WesternZagros have risen 50% over the past week. The text of the company’s statement follows:

WesternZagros 2Q Results

WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) (“WesternZagros” or “the Company”) provides its results for the period ended June 30, 2010, key highlights, and activities to date. During the second quarter, the Company continued to drill the Kurdamir-1 well sidetrack. At a depth of 3,214 metres the well encountered high-pressure sour gas which resulted in well control […]

WesternZagros Gains On Kurdistan Update

Shares in WesternZagros Resources were up 4% in early trading, following an update on it’s operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. The company reports that it has recovered an additional 1655 metres of drill string at the Kurdamir-1 well, with approximately 800 metres remaining in the well bore. The current operations have proven to take longer than […]

WesternZagros Update on Kurdamir-1 Operations

WesternZagros Resources Ltd has successfully retrieved the upper 450 metres portion of the parted drill string at the Kurdamir-1 well. Following thorough testing of the blow-out preventers, snubbing operations are now underway to recover the remaining 2,400 metres of drill string. This operation is expected to take approximately 20 days. Total costs of Kurdamir-1 to […]