CALGARY, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Seven Generations Energy Ltd. ("7G" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement with Schlumberger Canada ("Schlumberger") whereby Schlumberger will provide continuous service of one hydraulic fracture stimulation spread (the "Spread") with sufficient staffing to supply 24-hour operations to 7G. "Spread" is the industry term used to describe all of the equipment required to blend and pump the slurry used to hydraulically fracture deep gas-bearing resource rock. The Spread will be deployed at 7G's Kakwa River Project near Grande Prairie, Alberta. The Company estimates that this Spread will be able to complete the majority of the new horizontal Montney wells, now awaiting completion as well as those to be drilled during the one year contract period.
"Schlumberger's strong technical support and willingness to help us design better completions makes them an excellent technology partner for this engagement", said Marty Proctor, President and Chief Operating Officer. "Furthermore, the efficiencies gained from a continuous engagement of a frac spread enables more effective coordination of water, nitrogen and sand supply, allows for efficiencies with 7G's other services and provides a structured schedule for facilities and ultimately, production. Over time, we expect that both the Schlumberger and 7G technical and operating teams will identify ways to further optimize completion costs while improving our treatment procedures and well performance."
About the Company
Seven Generations Energy Ltd. is a private, Canadian company engaged in the development of the Kakwa River Project (the "Project"). Located approximately 100 kilometers south of Grande Prairie, Alberta, the Project is a tight, liquids rich gas and light oil project in the early stages of development. 7G has a corporate headquarters in Calgary, Alberta and an operations headquarters in Grande Prairie, Alberta. For more information, please read the preliminary long form prospectus filed in connection with the Company's initial public offering. A copy of the prospectus is available on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.
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