Mereenie Drilling Update
Mereenie Drilling Update
Brisbane, June 7, 2018 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Central Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) ("Company" or "Central") as operator of the Mereenie Joint Venture announces that conductors and surface casing were successfully run and cemented to a depth of 544.8 metres in the West Mereenie 26 (WM26) well.

At 09:00 hours (NT time) today, the well reached a measured depth of 916 metres MD and is directionally drilling ahead. It has another 518 metres to go before it reaches the target Stairway Sandstone. The 6 1/8" under balanced air and mist drilling of the Stairway horizontal hole section will commence immediately after this point.

About Central Petroleum Limited

Central Petroleum LimitedCentral Petroleum Limited (ASX:CTP) is an oil and gas explorer and producer listed on the Australian Securities Exchange focused on supplying the domestic gas market. Central is advancing several separate projects across what is regarded as the biggest package of proven and prospective oil and gas acreage across central Australia. This spread of assets gives Central multiple options for growth and development. 88% of this land being gas prone has led to the Company's focus on becoming a major domestic gas producer.



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