Calima Energy Limited says that the Precision Drilling Corporation PD 379 rig has arrived on location, and is readying to test the prospectivity of the the company’s 72,000 acre lease holdings in Northeast B.C.
The company is currently preparing the drill site north of Fort St. John for the spud of the first well in a three-well program.
An announcement to confirm commencement of drilling operations in this first well will follow in due course, the company said.
Calima, based in Perth, Australia, has been amassing its holdings in a liquids-rich slice of the Montney in the Caribou area north of Fort St. John.
Its holdings are in good company, with Black Swan, CNRL, Progress Energy, and Saguaro as neighbours.