Triple Energy, Australia, is preparing to drill for coalbed methane (CBM) in China’s Heilongjiang Province.
Triple Energy have reported that CBM specialist drilling company in Beijing, JiuZun Technology Co., together with the Aolong Joint Venture (Triple Energy has 80% interest) have arranged for the drill pads and roads to be constructed and the rig has been mobilised to the site for the first of two wells to be drilled during 2015.
The first well – Niaoshan-1 – will be drilled in the Bird Mountain area, 2 km from the previous Xian Xian-1 well. The well will be cored for desportion analysis, fracked and production tested. It is planned the well will be drilled to an appromixate depth of 4265 ft and this is expected to take 6 six weeks, including coring and fracking.
After Niaoshan-1 operations are complete, the second well will follow the same rig.