SDX spuds SD-3X appraisal well in Egypt

sdx SD ORAMESDX aims to expand its oil and gas portfolio in North Africa. (Image source: moritzh/Flickr)SDX Energy Inc, the North Africa-focused oil and gas company, has spud its SD-3X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt, where SDX has 55 per cent working interest

The SD-3X well is the second of two appraisal wells in the company's 2018 drilling campaign at South Disouq.

According to SDX, the well is anticipated to take up to 30 days to drill and if successful, will be completed, flow tested and connected to the infrastructure being developed at the SD-1X discovery location.

In addition, well testing at the SD-4X discovery is expected to commence in the next 10 days. Following the test, it is anticipated that the well will be connected to the infrastructure located adjacent to the original SD-1X discovery.

SDX has significant presence in North Africa oil and gas sector, particularly in Egypt and Morocco. Recently, the company announced to make a new gas discovery at its Ibn Yunus-IX exploration well at South Disouq, Egypt. In 2017, the company was awarded gas discovery at KSR-14 and KSR-15 well on the Sebou area in Morocco. In 2016, SDX Energy and Dana Petroleum commenced drilling operations on its high-impact exploration well on Bakassi West in Cameroon, Central Africa’s major oil and gas project.

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