Petro Matad Limited (“Petro Matad” or “the Company”), the AIM-quoted Mongolian oil explorer, provides the following update on the Heron-1 and Red Deer-1 wells in Block XX, eastern Mongolia.
Further to its announcement on 14 August 2019, the Company reports that all processes for obtaining the land permits for the Heron and Gazelle well sites have been completed and issuance of the permits is waiting on final signature by the local governor.
In the meantime, operations are continuing as normal at the Heron well site and based on current performance the drilling and logging of Heron-1 are forecast to be completed around 9th September.
Operations at the Red Deer location are proceeding as planned. The well has reached its intermediate casing point and preparations are underway to drill the next hole section. The Company confirms that the land permit for the Red Deer well site has been obtained.
Further updates will be provided in due course.
About Petro Matad
Petro Matad is the parent company of a group focussed on oil exploration, as well as future development and production in Mongolia. At the current time, Petro Matad holds 100% working interest and the operatorship of three Production Sharing Contracts with the Government of Mongolia. Block XX has an area of 10,367 square kilometres in the far eastern part of the country, and Blocks IV and V have an area of 29,062 square kilometres and 21,143 square kilometres, respectively, in the central-western part of the country.
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