TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2015) - Sintana Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SEI) ("Sintana" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Manati Blanco-1 exploration well, located on Colombia Block VMM-37, has been successfully drilled and cased through multiple tight oil formations to a measured depth of approximately 14,500'.
The Manati Blanco-1 vertical well commenced drilling on April 27, 2015. Its primary targets were the Cretaceous age La Luna and Tablazo/Paja tight oil formations. The well drilled through a gross total of approximately 2,600 feet in the La Luna, and approximately 500 feet gross in the Tablazo/Paja.
Data analysis and additional studies are underway to evaluate the possible resource potential of this Block.
Sintana's CEO, Doug Manner, commented, "The safe and successful completion of Manati Blanco-1 drilling operations is a major milestone for Sintana in this initial exploration phase of the VMM-37 work program."
Progress updates will be issued as additional material information becomes available.
ABOUT SINTANA ENERGY:
The Company is engaged in petroleum and natural gas exploration and development activities in Colombia's Magdalena Basin. Sintana's exploration strategy is to acquire, explore, develop and produce superior quality assets with significant reserve potential.
On behalf of Sintana Energy Inc.,
Douglas G, Manner, Chief Executive Officer
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