HOUSTON, TEXAS--(Marketwired - March 17, 2014) - Cub Energy Inc. ("Cub", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:KUB) announces it has commenced drilling of the Rusko-Komarovske-21 ("RK-21") development well on the Rusko-Komarovske ("RK") licence in western Ukraine. The RK-21 well is operated by Cub's wholly-owned subsidiary, JSC Tysagaz.
The RK-21 directional well is the second well for Cub to drill on the RK licence and has a planned total depth of 1,825 metres measured depth ("MD") and 1,750 metres total vertical depth. The main objective of the RK-21 well is to target the middle Miocene Dorobratovskaya and Badenian sands, which are locally referred to as the D-1 through D-5 and B-1 through B-5 sands as seen in the Company's RK-2 and RK-6 legacy wells.
The RK-21 location is approximately 450 metres southwest of the RK-6 well, in which both wireline logs and tests through casing have indicated gas in both the D and B series of sands. The RK-21 well location was identified by 3-D seismic acquired by Cub in early 2013. The Company has contracted with Esta Well Services LLC to drill the RK-21. The well is expected to take approximately 35 days to reach the planned MD.
About Cub Energy Inc.
Cub Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KUB) is an upstream oil and gas company, with a proven track record of exploration and production cost efficiency in the Black Sea region. The Company's strategy is to implement western technology and capital, combined with local expertise and ownership, to increase value in its undeveloped land base, creating and further building a portfolio of producing oil and gas assets within a high pricing environment.
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