Dejour Energy Resumes Drilling at Kokopelli
Dejour Energy Resumes Drilling at Kokopelli
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dejour Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: DEJ / TSX: DEJ), an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company operating in North America's Piceance Basin and Peace River Arch regions, is pleased to announce that it has successfully spud the Federal 6-7-15-27 directional well at its Kokopelli field located in Garfield County, Colorado, late last week.
This is the first of three new wells to be drilled sequentially during the current program. Drilling and setting of surface casing will continue next week for each of Federal 6-7-14-27 and Federal 6-7-13-27, prior to drilling out of surface casing, logging and casing of each well to a total depth of ~8300'. This operation should be accomplished within a 30 day window, prior to the initiation of the completion program.
The target production zone encompasses multiple horizons within the NGL rich Williams Fork (Mesa Verde) gas bearing formation.
Dejour operates this Kokopelli project with a 100% WI in these three wells, subject to a previously announced agreement with a Denver based drilling fund.
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Dejour Energy Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company operating projects in North America's Piceance Basin and environs (approximately 129,000 net acres) and Peace River Arch regions (approximately 8,500 net acres). Dejour's seasoned management team has consistently been among early identifiers of premium energy assets, repeatedly timing investments and transactions to realize their value to shareholders' best advantage. Dejour maintains offices in Denver, USA, Calgary and Vancouver, Canada. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange MKT (NYSE MKT: DEJ) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: DEJ).
Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Information: This news release contains statements about oil and gas production and operating activities that may constitute "forward-looking statements" or "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation as they involve the implied assessment that the resources described can be profitably produced in the future, based on certain estimates and assumptions. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by Dejour and described in the forward- looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, adverse general economic conditions, operating hazards, drilling risks, inherent uncertainties in interpreting engineering and geologic data, competition, reduced availability of drilling and other well services, fluctuations in oil and gas prices and prices for drilling and other well services, government regulation and foreign political risks, fluctuations in the exchange rate between Canadian and US dollars and other currencies, as well as other risks commonly associated with the exploration and development of oil and gas properties. Additional information on these and other factors, which could affect Dejour's operations or financial results, are included in Dejour's reports on file with Canadian and United States securities regulatory authorities. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change unless otherwise required under securities law.
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