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Perforation action shots at the Cheal-E2 site

Posted by Denise della Santina on Oct 25, 2013 2:33:00 PM
While our deep prospects have been dominating the news, the team is moving ahead methodically drilling TAG's shallow oil and gas prospects at Cheal. They took a minute to send some shots from the field of a recent perforation at Cheal-E2, as well as modeling some of the new equipment that's in place to move the oil and gas.

001 Full WidthTaking the cap off of E-2, and getting ready to perforate.
 

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Randy Toone on the ladder about to
drop the bar to perforate.

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Smile for the camera...

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And there she goes! Jack starts the
clock: it should take about 3.5
minutes to land on the firing pin at
the Urenui zone.

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Hands on the well head to feel the
guns fire: 2.5 minutes... 3 minutes...
Boom! Successful perforation.
 

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Shane already has concrete pads
poured for the permanent production
facility at the Cheal E-Site.
 

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And he models the line heater,
already built and installed, that will heat power fluid.
 

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Instrumentation is already in place,
waiting to be connected.

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Shane explains how the power fluid
pumps will sit right on the pads.

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Out the back of the facility, this is
where the pipe rack will carry gas
down to the flare tank in the distance.

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Steve Webling working on the flare
stack.

Topics: Cheal Oil Field, Technical team