In 2012 the Company was successful in proving the multi-zone potential of the Belly River light oil resource play in Brazeau. This plan will continue in 2013 with the goal to have all six major intervals identified within the Belly River formation tested by the end of the first quarter. With the multi-zone potential having been identified the Company will now look to delineate the extents of each of these zones to ultimately prove the resource potential of each.
The lands subject to the Company's recently announced farm-in are similar to the Company's Belly River property and host all six of the major Belly River intervals that have shown production through legacy vertical wells. The Company believes that the farm-in lands are highly prospective for exploration and development. The Company plans to drill and complete the first two wells on the farm-in lands by the end of the first quarter of 2013.
The Company's final Alberta Bakken well of 2012 was a two mile long horizontal extension to the east of its existing Ferguson Bakken oil field. The well encountered excellent pay and gas detection through to the end of the horizontal leg and significantly extended the known limits of the oil pool to a 40 square mile fairway. The well had an IP30 of 448 bopd further confirming the Company's geological and seismic modeling. The Company relied on these results in its recent acquisition of an additional six sections of Crown land that offset the eastern portion of its Alberta Bakken land base. In early 2013, the Company will drill additional wells in this area to further delineate this trend over the 15 sections of its eastern lands.
The Company has yet to define the western edge of its Ferguson Alberta Bakken pool. Of the land acquired in 2012, the Company acquired 19 sections of highly prospective Crown land on trend to the west of its Alberta Bakken development oil wells. The Company is planning to drill one or two wells on this acquired acreage in 2013 with a view to extend the identified size of its Ferguson Alberta Bakken pool. Drilling success on these lands will be significant as this acreage had little or no oil in place associated to it in the mid-year resource study. The Company is currently in the process of licensing wells in the area.
The Company has completed an internal geological and geophysical study of its 50 section land base, including 17 recently acquired sections of Crown land, situated to the north of its existing core development area. After incorporating the 2012 drilling results and legacy vertical well control to the Company's geological and geophysical mapping, the Company believes that it has potentially identified two separate and distinct oil prospects in the northern area of its Alberta Bakken play. Both prospects are 12-15 square miles in size and are located five to ten miles from DeeThree's existing core development area. The Company plans to drill two to four wells testing these prospects in 2013. Drilling success would be significant as no oil resource potential has yet to be assigned to these lands.
The Company has invested in significant facility infrastructure on its Alberta Bakken property throughout the last quarter of 2012 and continuing into early 2013 in order to gather and process its increasing volumes of production in the area. The Company's oil processing facilities are currently operating close to capacity however a second main battery will be commissioned in the second quarter of 2013 that will increase the Company's total capacity in the area to 8,000 bbls/d.
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