PanTerra Produces Oil from Phase One Drilling at Tomahawk, Alberta
CALGARY, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - PanTerra Resource Corp. ("PanTerra" or the "Company") announces that it has commenced production from two of the three wells drilled this past summer (Phase One) at its Tomahawk property. Initial average gross production rates for the past seven days from the first two wells amounts to 230 BOPD (based on field estimates). The third well has been completed and stimulated and is presently being set up for production. PanTerra emphasises that these are initial production rates and based on offsetting production history, the Company expects a 20 -30% decline in the first month of production. PanTerra's net share is 45% or 103 BOPD (with no capital investment by PanTerra). Current total production net to PanTerra at its Tomahawk property is now at 143 BOPD, excluding rates as yet to be determined from the third well.
As a result of the recent success on phase one, the Company announces that it proceeding with the second phase of its Tomahawk development program. The Company currently has one additional well licensed and is permitting two other locations.
PanTerra is a diversified junior public oil and gas company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") under the symbol "PRC", with holdings in both conventional and unconventional projects in Western Canada. The Corporation has an operated production base of 188 BOPD and 100mcf/day gas (based on field estimates) with excellent optimization and exploitation potential. Company information can be found at: www.panterraresource.com.
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SOURCE: PanTerra Resource Corp.For further information:
Fred P. Rumak P.Geol.
President and C.E.O. at 403-261-5900
Jake Pronk P. Geol
V.P. Exploration at 403-261-5900