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Comet Ridge provide update on Albany 1 drilling operations

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  • Well currently at 1336 m and drilling ahead in 8 1/2 in. hole.
  • Total depth prognosed to be approximately 2775 m.

Comet Ridge Limited has provided an update on the ongoing drilling operations at the Albany 1 well in the north eastern Galilee Basin. At 0600 hrs this morning, the rig was drilling ahead at 1336 m in the 8 1/2 in. intermediate hole section, part-way through the Jochmus Formation.

Since the last drilling update, at 0600 hrs on Monday 21 May 2018, drilling operations have seen:

  • Continued drilling of 12 1/4 in. hole from 711 m to surface casing point at 747 m.
  • Running and cementing of 9 5/8 in. surface casing.
  • Installation and testing of wellhead components and well control equipment at surface.
  • Drilling ahead in 8 1/2 in. hole from the surface casing point to the current depth of 1336 m.

The total depth (TD) of the well is prognosed to be approximately 2775 m. Figure 1 below details the position of the Albany 1 well in the Galilee Basin and also the position of the well on the structure (inset).

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