The well is designed to appraise the gas potential in the southern extension of the Waitsia Field, with primary targets being conventional reservoirs in the Kingia and High Cliff Sandstones and the secondary target
being the sandstone reservoirs of the Irwin River Coal Measures.
The well will then be deepened to explore for the secondary targets
to a total depth of up to 5,250 metres.
The well objective is to evaluate the primary Middle Miocene lacustrine sands target with secondary targets
of Late Miocene fluvial sands.
Joint venture partner Tap Oil said, objective of Sri Trang-1 is to evaluate the primary middle Miocene lacustrine sand target with secondary targets
of the late Miocene fluvial sand.
The primary formations being targeted by the Kusuma-1 well are, the Air Benakat Formation and the Lower Talang Akar Formation, with secondary targets
in the Gumai Formation and potentially Basement.
The well was to test a number of secondary targets
in the middle Wilcox.
Further evaluation of secondary targets
are currently underway.