Tag Archives | Sarqala

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 […]

WesternZagros Year-End Results

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has announced its operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. WesternZagros achieved several key financial and operational milestones during 2014 and to date, including the commencement of light oil production and sales at an average rate of 5,000 barrels of oil per day […]

WesternZagros Up on Possible "Eye-Popping" Increase

By John Lee. Shares in WesternZagros Resources were up 8 percent in early trading on Wednesday following the announcement of its operating and financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. Commenting on the first quarter results and subsequent events, WesternZagros's Chief Executive Officer Simon Hatfield (pictured) said: "There have been several key […]

WesternZagros to Start Production at Sarqala

Following approval of its declaration of commerciality by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), WesternZagros Resources has announced that it is moving to develop the first of its two significant light oil discoveries. Once its development plan for the Sarqala field is approved, the Company expects to produce up to 10,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) of […]

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 Updates on Kurdistan Operations

By John Lee. WesternZagros Resources has completed the remediation work at its Sarqala-1 producing oil well and is preparing to test the promising Shiranish reservoir in the Kurdamir-2 well. WesternZagros also continues to actively cooperate with the Kurdistan Regional Government ("KRG") in the effort to assign the third party participant interest ("TPPI") within the Garmian […]

WesternZagros Strikes Oil in Kurdistan

WesternZagros Resources has made an oil discovery in the Upper Fars Formation at the Mil Qasim-1 exploration well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Mil Qasim-1 Discovery Well (Garmian Block) Lower Bakhtiari and Upper Fars Formations Mil Qasim-1 was drilled to a total depth of 2,425 metres in December 2011 ahead of time and on […]

WesternZagros Provides Operational Update

WesternZagros Resources has provided an operational update for the drilling and testing operations at Mil Qasim-1 and Kurdamir-2, and the continued production from the Sarqala-1 extended well test. Mil Qasim-1 Exploration Well (Garmian Block) The Mil Qasim-1 well was cased to a depth of 2,129 metres and successfully drilled and wirelined logged to a final […]

WesternZagros Updates on Kurdistan Operations

WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR)  provided an operational update for its drilling operations at Mil Qasim-1 and Kurdamir-2, and the continued ramp up of production from the Sarqala-1 extended well test. Sarqala-1 Extended Well Test Production from the Sarqala-1 extended well test has continued to increase with the addition of tank capacity and the construction […]