WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) Commences Next Phase Of Drilling And Appraisal At Bowen Basin
WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) Commences Next Phase Of Drilling And Appraisal At Bowen Basin

Brisbane, Oct 21, 2009 AEST (ABN Newswire) - WestSide Corporation Limited (ASX:WCL) has commenced a multi well program in ATP 688P in the northern Bowen Basin. The first three wells of the program (Tilbrook #9a, #10a and #10b) are exploration wells to confirm coal in the P seam and Goonyella seams of the Moranbah Coal Measures in preparation for the drilling of two sets of horizontal chevron-style dual-lateral wells (Tilbrook #L9a and #L9b, Tilbrook #L10a and #L10b) which are planned to intersect with new vertical wells (Tilbrook #9 and #10).

Latest activity - Tilbrook #9a

The Tilbrook #9a vertical exploration well has completed surface casing. BOP's are rigged up ready for recommencement of drilling when crews return as planned on 28 October.

Summary : ATP 688P coal seam gas drilling program (Oct - Nov)
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Well          Well Type     Spud Date
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Tilbrook #9a  Exploration   16 Oct 2009
Tilbrook #10a Exploration    8 Nov 2009
Tilbrook #10b Exploration   22 Nov 2009
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Finish Date  Current Status
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5 Nov 2009   Surface casing completed
(Planned)    ready to recommence
             drilling after crew break.
             Well will be set up for
             further testing.
20 Nov 2009  Site preparation in progress
(Planned)
29 Nov 2009  Site preparation in progress
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Boart Longyear is the drilling contractor.
Expected operations in the next week

Site preparations will continue at Tilbrook #10a and #10b.

ATP 688P coal seam gas seismic program (Tilbrook and Mount Saint Martin)

WestSide is conducting a seismic acquisition program in the Tilbrook and Mount Saint Martin areas of ATP 688P. Seismic data will be acquired over two 5km lines.

Latest activity

Seismic acquisition was completed over a 5km length at Mount Saint Martin and has commenced at Tilbrook.

Summary : Seismic program

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Area Type Start
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Mt St Martin 5 km of 19 Oct 2009
Viborseis
Tilbrook 5 km of 22 Oct 2009
Viborseis
Paranui 10 km of TBA
(ATP 769P) dynamite
seismic
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Finish Date Current Status
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21 Oct 2009 Data acquisition completed
24 Oct 2009 Acquisition stage
(Planned)
TBA Drilling completed. Awaiting
crews for acquisition
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Expected operations in the next week

Seismic acquisition will take place over a 5km length at Tilbrook.

Contact

WestSide Corporation Ltd
Angus Karoll
Chairman and Acting CEO
TEL: +61-7-3020-0900



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