Primera Energy Resources Ltd.

Primera Energy Resources Ltd.

April 13, 2012 12:42 ET

Primera Energy Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:PTT) Announces Corporate Update on Moruga Drilling Program

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO AND CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 13, 2012) - Primera Energy Resources Ltd. ("PERL" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PTT) is pleased to provide the following corporate update.

Moruga Exploration Update

On the onshore Moruga Block, the operator has re-entered Firecrown-1 and sidetracked the well to evaluate two Herrera objectives that it was unable to test in the original wellbore. The first Herrera objective has been drilled and intermediate casing was set. The operator is currently drilling the second deeper objective and expects to test Firecrown-1 ST2 during April 2012.

Also on the Moruga Block, located between the Carapal Ridge field and the Snowcap fault block is the Green Hermit prospect. Green Hermit-1 is currently drilling at approximately 1,500 feet and is expected to reach total depth at the end of April 2012.

PERL's working and paying interest for the Moruga Block is 16.2%.

About PERL

PERL is a TSX Venture Exchange listed issuer which currently produces an average monthly rate of approximately 550 bopd pursuant to a lease operatorship agreement in South Central Trinidad and has a 16.2% entitlement to the Cory Moruga 'E' Block.


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Contact Information

  • Primera Energy Resources Ltd.
    Geoffrey Leid
    Chief Executive Officer
    (868) 628-1128