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Sound Updates Tendrara Program

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Sound Energy updated its exploration program in Morocco on the Greater Tendrara area. The company previously announced a discovery and a planned stimulated well test at TE-10, the second well in its current three-well exploration program on the acreage. The test program involves rig-less re-entry of the TE-10 well in the TAGI reservoir, and both unstimulated and stimulated flow tests on multiple intervals.

The company confirms that the initial phase of the test program, the unstimulated test, has now been largely completed, over a gross interval of 158 meters between measured depths (MD) of 1,932 and 2,090 meters MD in the TAGI. Interpretation of these tests is continuing.

Sound said it was delighted to report that it has secured hydrocarbon gas to surface (C1 to C5 composition) from within the primary shallow zone, a section of which was perforated from 1932 to 1938 meters MD.  This has been achieved without stimulation or artificial lift.

The next step in the operation will be to mechanically stimulate the most prospective zones, in order to seek to establish potentially commercial flow rates of gas.  As previously communicated, based on its assessment of the reservoir section, a stimulated flow rate of approximately 1.5 Mmscf/d to 2 Mmscf/d, it is likely to be commercial (as a tie-back development to the TE-5 Horst existing discovery).