Marathon Oil has announced that it has discovered multiple stacked hydrocarbon pays in the exploration well Mirawa-1, located in the Harir Block of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region.
The gross pay interval extended from 5,800 ft to the well’s total depth of 14,000 ft. A drill stem test conducted in the well recorded light oil flow rates of 11 Mbbl/d, in addition to combined gas flow rates of 72 MMcf/d.
The Mirawa-1 well will now be suspended for future production usage. The rig will now move to Jisik-1 prospect, also located in the Harir Block.
Harir Block ownership: Marathon (45%, operator), Total (25%) and the Kurdistan Regional Government (20%).