Strike suspends WE3 after over-pressured gas column found

PERTH Basin operator Strike Energy has been forced to temporarily suspend drilling at its West Erregulla 3 appraisal well after it encountered an abnormally over-pressured gas column that has pushed the design of the well to its limit.

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Last month, Strike hit an over-pressured gas sand in the Carynginia shale while drilling, and the company paused to rebalance the well and flare the gas as it pushed to reach a total depth of 5000