Beach going deeper after encountering thick shale

BEACH Energy has decided to deepen its first shale gas well in the Cooper Basin after wireline data found the target shale interval was about three times thicker than expected.

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The wireline data indicated the Roseneath shale intersection in Encounter-1 was close to 200 metres thick.

The intersection was originally expected to be about 60m thick.

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