Dukas-1 suspended: Central confirms

DUKAS-1 has finally produced a concrete result with the joint venture between operator Santos and Central Petroleum announcing gas to surface indicating a working petroleum system, but at a pressure Santos can’t work with.  

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Well beset by delays now shut in after gas pressure too high 

The well encountered formation pressures far higher than the partners had expected at 3,704 metres last week, leading the JV to suspend the well.