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La Luna Shale Reservoir

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Early Works
Current Stage: Exploration drilling
Start: 05/2012
In Construction
Project Details


The La Luna shale formation extends by the basins Llanos, Magdalena, Putumayo, Catatumbo and Cordillera Este. It could contain 70T-500Tf3 (1.98T-14.2Tm3). I In 2012 was drilled the first exploratory well, Morpho-1. In 2013 were drilled the wells Oso Pardo-1 and Mono Araña, where flow testing have been conducted. The development plan includes additional new drills to reduce risk of its shale oil position and perform a deeper prospective oil exploration. The formation is explored by CanacolEnergy, ConocoPhillips, Gran Tierra Energy, ExxonMobil, C&E Energy, Parex Resources and Vetra E&P.

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Key Specs

Full Name
La Luna Shale Reservoir
Project Type
Exploration, Onshore, Upstream
Development Phase
Exploration drilling
Project Status
Project Capacity

It is located in César and Santander department, Colombia.

* The map coordinates provided above represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.

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Owner / operator
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VP, Exploration & Production
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Country Manager, Colombia
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nvestor Relations, South America
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VP, Investor Relations
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