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Flow test success

Hurricane is pleased to announce the successful completion of the testing phase of its key horizontal appraisal well in the Lancaster fractured basement oil discovery West of Shetland. The well will be suspended as a future producer.

The sustained oil flow rate achieved using an electrical submersible pump was 9,800 stock tank barrels of oil per day (STB/d), constrained at that level by the capacity of the surface test equipment. The maximum sustainable natural flow rate was 5,300 STB/d.

Click the link for further detail and pictures from the operation.

Significant assets

Hurricane has 100% control of around 450 million barrels of 2C Contingent Resources across our assets, all located within the UK Continental Shelf. Our Competent Person's Report provides an independent and comprehensive assessment of what Hurricane has discovered on some large geological structures.

Environment and Safety

The first priority for Hurricane is the safety of our people and anyone working with us. We also ensure that any activity has minimal impact on the environment. We take positive steps to address the environmental impacts of our business operations, overseen by our Environmental Committee and managed through our fully certified Environmental Management System (NQA ISO 14001).

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15 September 2014

Hurricane Energy plc (AIM: HUR), the UK-based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, has substantially completed post-well data analysis following the successful testing of the 1km horizontal appraisal well 205/21a-6 in Q2 2014…

26 June 2014

Hurricane is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the testing phase of its key horizontal appraisal well in the Lancaster fractured basement oil discovery West of Shetland. The well will be suspended as a future producer. Production tests…

09 June 2014

Hurricane is pleased to announce that it has completed the drilling phase of the ongoing operation to drill and test a horizontal appraisal well on its Lancaster discovery, West of Shetland. The well has been drilled to plan and a…