Sintana Energy provides drilling operations update

Sintana Energy Inc. is pleased to report that the Manati Blanco-1 exploration well, located on Colombia Block VMM-37, has been successfully drilled and cased through multiple tight oil formations to a measured depth of approximately 14 500 ft.

The Manati Blanco-1 vertical well commenced drilling on April 27, 2015. Its primary targets were the Cretaceous age La Luna and Tablazo/Paja tight oil formations. The well drilled through a gross total of approximately 2600 ft in the La Luna, and approximately 500 ft gross in the Tablazo/Paja.

Data analysis and additional studies are underway to evaluate the possible resource potential of this Block.

Sintana's CEO, Doug Manner, commented: "The safe and successful completion of Manati Blanco-1 drilling operations is a major milestone for Sintana in this initial exploration phase of the VMM-37 work programme."

Progress updates will be issued as additional material information becomes available.

Edited from press release by

Published on 09/10/2015


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