Africa Hydrocarbons Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NFK

Africa Hydrocarbons Inc.

October 20, 2014 07:30 ET

Africa Hydrocarbons Provides Results of Second Completion Attempt at BHN-1 Well in Tunisia

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 20, 2014) - Africa Hydrocarbons Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NFK) ("AHI" or the "Company") today announced that recompletion operations of the Abiod limestone in its BHN-1 well on the Bouhajla Permit in Tunisia have concluded and the well will be plugged and abandoned.

John Nelson, CEO of the Company stated "All reasonable attempts to determine the hydrocarbon potential of the BHN-1 well were undertaken. The perforation and acid stimulation were completed as planned but no hydrocarbons were recovered suggesting the fractures encountered at BHN-1 are not open and effectively connected, which was the primary risk at BHN-1. Despite the disappointment, the results of the BHN-1 well does not affect the prospectivity of the remaining structures and plays contained on the block."

About the Company

AHI is a Canadian based international oil and natural gas company involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of energy assets, with an emphasis on Africa. The key asset of the Company is its 47.5% owned Bouhajla Block, located onshore in Tunisia within the productive Pelagian Basin.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this News Release.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF AFRICA HYDROCARBONS INC.

John Nelson, CEO

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Africa Hydrocarbons Inc.
    John Nelson
    CEO
    (587) 955-9993