Talos Energy brings Tornado discovery on-line
Talos Energy has announced initial production from the Tornado exploration project, project in Phoenix field within the Gulf of mexico. the sphere is found in green canyon Blocks 236, 237, 280 and 281 in approximately 2,700 ft of water.
Initial production testing for the Tornado project commenced on oct. 27, and therefore the well (GC 281 T-9) is being tested at various flowrates to higher understand the rock properties and impact on future development plans.
At the tip of the two-week test period, gross production rates in way over 20,000 boed were achieved, though the company plans to flow the well at a gross rate of between 13,000 boed and 16,000 boed till a second well is drilled and completed for added redundancy.
Production from the Tornado well is flowing to the Helix Producer I, a dynamically positioned floating production unit, wherever minimal incremental lease operating expense is expected. the company owns 500th of the well and is that the operator. Minority partners include Deep Gulf Energy III, LLC and Sojitz Energy Venture, Inc.