Max Petroleum Drills Development Well in Zhana Makat Field in Kazakhstan

April 19, 2013

Max Petroleum Plc, an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Kazakhstan, today announces that the ZMA-A24 development well in the Zhana Makat Field has successfully reached a total depth of 871 metres, encountering hydrocarbons in Jurassic sandstone reservoirs in line with expectations.

The Company plans to complete the well and then place it on production as soon as practicable. The Zhanros ZJ-20 rig will now move to drill the ZMA-E5 development well in the Zhana Makat Field.

SOURCE: Max Petroleum Press Office.