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Permex Petroleum Corporation Starts Re-Entry and Stimulation Program on Shut-in Wells to Increase Production

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – June 27, 2018 -- Permex Petroleum Corporation (“Permex” or the “Company)” (CSE: OIL) is announcing that it has now begun its re-stimulation and re-entry program on two of its oilfields. The company has begun this program on its Bullard and West Henshaw fields. Permex has retained Basic Energy Services (“Basic”) (NYSE: BAS), to handle the re-entries and stimulation of the company wells.

The Bullard property is in west Texas (Stonewall County) currently producing from the Tannehill formation at depths of 3,200 feet. The West Henshaw property is located in south east New Mexico (Eddy County) currently producing from the Grayburg formation at a depth of 2,850 feet. The stimulation and re-entry of all 33 shut-in wells that the company currently owns is expected to provide the company with an additional 150 barrels of oil in production per day (“boepd”).

Management believes a combination of waterflooding, re-entry of all shut in wells and infill drilling of shallow wells will yield exit rates of approximately 400 – 500 boepd for 2018.

“Our approach is to target our lowest hanging fruit to increase production. In our opinion, these shut-in wells represent low cost, low risk opportunity for us to increase our current production to targeted levels. These re-entries fall under (Phase One) of Permex’s developmental plan which is tiered towards sustainable growth. Once we have maximized output through these re-entries, we will move towards more capital-intensive programs which will provide production scale to the company, these include but are not limited to vertical and horizontal drilling”, said Mehran Ehsan, President and CEO of Permex.  

About Permex Petroleum Corporation - www.permexpetroleum.com
Permex Petroleum is a uniquely positioned junior Oil & Gas company with assets and operations across the Permian Basin of west Texas and the Delaware Sub-Basin of south east New Mexico. Permex has a current focus on identifying, evaluating and acquiring oil and natural gas assets in North America and enhancing and developing its currently held oil and natural gas assets in Texas and New Mexico. Permex owns and operates on Private, State and Federal land.


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