Tag Archives | Hasira

WesternZagros Receives $5.5m Insurance Claim

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources  has announced that it has received US$5.5 million from an insurance claim related to the drilling program for the Hasira-1 well in Iraqi Kurdistan, where testing of the well had to be prematurely terminated in early 2015 due to a considerable influx of reservoir formation debris plugging the tubing. "The […]

WesternZagros Updates on Garmian, Kurdamir

WesternZagros Resources has issued an update in advance of the company's standard second quarter results which are scheduled for release on 13th August, 2015: Garmian Block Second quarter production from the Sarqala-1 well averaged 5,427 barrels of oil per day ("bbl/d). WesternZagros continues, in accordance with the KRG, to supply this production to the domestic […]

WesternZagros Operational and Corporate Update

WesternZagros Resources has provided an operational update for its Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and a corporate update. Hasira-1 Well The Hasira-1 well is in the process of being suspended after conducting a cased-hole testing program in the high pressure Mio-Oligocene oil reservoir. During this test the wellbore experienced a considerable influx […]

Oil Find Declared Commercial, Shares Fall

Shares in WesternZagros Resources fell 12 percent on Thursday following the announcement that it has completed a revised resources assessment of its Kurdamir Oligocene reservoir in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and there are no material changes. On the Garmian Block, declaration of commerciality has been filed, the Baram-1 exploration well has discovered light oil, […]

WesternZagros Q1 Results and Updates

WesternZagros Resources announced today its operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, and additional key highlights and activities to date. Commenting on the first quarter results and subsequent events, WesternZagros's Chief Executive Officer, Simon Hatfield (pictured) said, "Our twin goals of increasing proven resources and production potential are our main […]

WesternZagros Starts Garmian Drilling

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has announced that it has started its latest Garmian Block drilling program in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Mil Qasim Upper Bakhtiari-1 well was spudded on May 19, 2013. This is the first of a planned three-well program to test the potential of the shallow Upper Bakhtiari Formation. With […]

WesternZagros Announces Final Results

WesternZagros Resources today announced its operating and financial results for the year end ended December 31, 2012, and additional key highlights and activities to date. With tremendous exploration success and solid operational execution in 2012, WesternZagros moved well ahead on its mission to be recognized as one of the leading junior oil and gas companies […]

WesternZagros Spuds Kurdamir-3

WesternZagros Resources has spudded the latest well of its extensive exploration and appraisal program in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Drilling began on the Kurdamir-3 appraisal well on the Kurdamir Block on February 22, 2013. 3D seismic surveys are also underway on both the Kurdamir and Garmian Blocks, and preparations are progressing for the three […]

WesternZagros Awards Contract for 2 High-Spec Rigs

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has awarded a contract for two 2,000 horse-power drilling rigs with a leading North American drilling contractor. The two rigs have been contracted to drill the Hasira-1 well, the Baram-1 well and subsequent wells on the Company's Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The drilling services contract was […]