Empire boosts Beetaloo resources

Netherland, Sewell & Associates (NSAI) has undertaken an independent resource report for Empire Energy’s EP187 tenement in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin, Northern Territory, using the results of the Carpentaria-1 drilling program. Following completion of the evaluation program of the Carpentaria-1 well core and wireline data by W.D. Von Gotten & Co, NSAI found that the reservoir …
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Empire compares Carpentaria to US shale

Empire Energy has received core results that reinforce the company’s view that the Velkerri Shale at the Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory has world-class potential. The results confirm that the Middle Velkerri Shale targets in Empire’s EP187, located in the Beetaloo Sub-basin, have world-class rock characteristics and compare favourably to shale basins in the …
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Empire nears Carpentaria well approval

Empire Energy expects the Northern Territory Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security (DEPWAS) to approve its environment management plan (EMP) for a four-stage hydraulic stimulation of the Carpentaria-1 well by the end of this quarter. Outlined in a quarterly report, Empire is advancing a tendering process among prospective service providers to conduct the hydraulic …
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Empire puts forward Carpentaria environment case

Empire Energy has submitted an environment management plan (EMP) for hydraulic stimulation of the vertical Carpentaria-1 well in the Northern Territory. The company has also applied for clearance to commence drilling and hydraulic stimulation of a section from the Carpentaria-1 wellbore targeting the Middle Velkerri Shale. Northern Territory’s Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security …
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Empire unlocks liquids-rich gas at Carpentaria

Empire Energy has intersected liquids-rich gas across a thick and contiguous Velkerri Shale section in the Carpentaria-1 well in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory. The Velkerri Shale was intersected from 833m measured depth to 1831m measured depth, which was at a shallower depth than pre-drill prognosis. Empire reported that the Velkerri Shale intersected in Caprentaria-1 …
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Beetaloo Basin

Empire full steam ahead with Carpentaria drilling

Empire Energy will commence drilling at the Carpentaria-1 well at its EP187 permit in the Northern Territory today. The Beetaloo Basin well is set to be drilled to a depth of 2900m to allow Empire’s technical team to fully evaluate the two unconventional shale targets, the Velkerri and Kayla Shales. Empire’s drilling and formation evaluation …
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Schlumberger rig on route for Empire’s drilling program

Empire Energy has commenced the mobilisation of the Schlumberger Land Rigs’ 183 rig to the Carpentaria-1 well site in the Northern Territory. The company expects to commence drilling the exploration well, located in permit EP187, in the second half of September. Civil works are progressing in preparation for the drilling of Carpentaria-1, including water bore …
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Empire secures funding for Carpentaria drilling

Empire Energy is fully funded to execute drilling of the Carpentaria-1 well in the Beetaloo Basin, Northern Territory, with a start date for the activities set for September. The company confirmed that $10 million had been raised through a placement to investors at $0.30 per share, adding that the funds would be used for its Northern …
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Schlumberger locks in Empire drilling contract

Empire Energy has executed a rig services contract with Schlumberger for the drilling of the Carpentaria-1 well in the Beetaloo Sub-Basin, Northern Territory. Following a competitive tender process, Empire selected Schlumberger Land Rigs 183 rig to drill, case, and suspend the Carpentaria-1 well in permit EP187. The company outlined that rig 183 is the most …
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Empire lines up Carpentaria drilling contractor

Empire Energy is “on the eve of exciting advances” with the company expecting to drill its first well in the Beetaloo sub-Basin, Northern Territory during the current quarter. The Carpentaria-1 well’s upcoming drilling program represents a key milestone in the development of the company’s 100 per cent owned, 14.5 million acre shale petroleum project. With …
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