Jadela Completes Eagle Ford Well Using Propane/Butane Using GASFRAC Energy Services Inc. and Packers Plus Services Inc. Technology and Products
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2011) - Jadela Oil Corp. ("Jadela") (TSX VENTURE:JOC), GASFRAC Energy Services Inc. ("GASFRAC") (TSX: GFS) and Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. ("Packers Plus") are pleased to announce that on August 21, 2011, Jadela completed fraccing its El Indio #1-H well into the Eagle Ford shale formation on its property located in Maverick County, Texas. Jadela used a Packers Plus StackFRAC(R) Open Hole Multi-Stage completion liner system and fracced the well using propane/butane and sand instead of water. GASFRAC provided the pumping horsepower and its stimulation technology in conjunction with Jadela's operational expertise. Jadela has not tested the well. Testing will occur this week and it is expected that the well will be shut in pending construction of the propane recycling equipment and well site facilities. Jadela is in the process of outsourcing the construction of a pipeline, permanent battery equipment and the pipeline hookup to a 6" inch pipeline close by operated by West Texas Gas. The well was drilled and completed on a "tight hole" basis and as such specific well information is not available to the public at this time.
About Jadela, GASFRAC and Packers Plus
Jadela is a junior oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta Canada with operations in Alberta and Texas. GASFRAC is an oil and gas service company headquartered in Calgary, whose primary business is to provide LPG fracturing services to oil and gas companies in Canada and the USA. Packers Plus is an oil and gas service company headquartered in Calgary who pioneered open hole multi-stage fracturing systems and provides innovative solutions for a variety of completion challenges. For additional details, please visit Jadela's website at www.jadelaoil.com, GASFRAC's website at www.gasfrac.com and Packers Plus' website at www.packersplus.com.
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