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Quadrant Energy reports successful well test at Roc-2 in the Bedout Basin, offshore Australia

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Quadrant Energy has confirmed a successful well test from the Roc-2 well, 165 km north of Port Hedland in the Bedout Basin.

Roc-2 flow tested at a maximum (equipment constrained) rate of 51.2 million ft3 per day of gas and 2943 boe/d, from a 25 m thick perforated interval at 4400 m below sea level.

The successful test result highlights the prospectivity of the Bedout basin.

Since farming into the area in 2012, the Quadrant Energy-led joint venture has achieved a 100% success rate in three exploration wells – Phoenix South-1, Roc-1 and now Roc-2.


These results show significant potential in this largely unexplored area situated in relatively shallow water. Quadrant Energy is the Operator and holds between 70 - 80% interest over four (4) permits totaling more than 21 000 km2.

The Roc-2 result provides Quadrant Energy the opportunity to evaluate a range of development options given the close proximity to major resource projects. Quadrant Energy is continuing to obtain high quality data to thoroughly evaluate these options in a measured approach.

The announcement adds to Quadrant Energy’s recent exploration success during the year at Davis-1, Outtrim-East-1 and Spartan-1, highlighting Quadrant Energy’s offshore exploration capability and strong acreage position.

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