confirmation well

confirmation well

[‚kän·fər′mā·shən ‚wel]
(petroleum engineering)
The second producing well in a new oil field under development.
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We now have a confirmation well and can begin fully developing the prospect.
The Akkaya well is the first confirmation well drilled after the successful completion of the Company's Ayazli-1 well, which is located approximately 7 kilometers to the northwest, that was completed in September 2004.
OTCBB:TMXN), announced today that its recently completed field confirmation well, South Alibek #1 (SA-1) flowed at a rate of 1,750 barrels of oil per day through an 11 mm choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 1,100 psi during testing over this past weekend.
This confirmation well will test the Morrow and Chester formations at approximately 7,400 feet.
A further reassessment of the economies of a 200 MW facility may be undertaken on completion of the proposed confirmation well program.
NYSE: UCL) today said that a confirmation well on Mobile Block 916 in the Norphlet formation offshore Alabama has found natural gas, and the company expects to begin production from the field early next year.
This is a confirmation well to the Federal 31-29, the initial well in the Gasco/Phillips program.
The well is a step-out confirmation well for the company's Sunday Silence field which was discovered by the Ewing Bank 958 No.
3 well was drilled to a depth of 13,200 feet, encountering the prospective Vicksburg intervals approximately 130 feet high to the field confirmation well, the Brigham-operated Palmer State No.
Brigham retains a 50% working interest in this test, which is a confirmation well on a structure with gross unrisked reserve potential of approximately 60 Bcfe.
The information we learned from this first confirmation well changed our view of the field's potential," Schanck said.