September 14, 2009
Po Valley Energy has commenced installation of surface plant at the Sillaro gas field, east of Bologna in Italy, following successful drilling last month of the Sillaro-2 well.
The Italian contractor, Semat Spa, commenced site activities this week with a target four-month schedule for completion, and commissioning expected in January 2010.
The latest Po Valley development follows the completion of the Sillaro-2 production well, spudded in July and successfully drilled on schedule to a target depth of 2364m. Testing at Sillaro has confirmed 6 productive gas bearing levels in the field.
In conjunction with Sillaro, installation works at the Castello gas field, east of Milan, and now reached an overall project progress of 88% both with civil activities and mechanical works. Castello is on schedule for commissioning in October.
First gas is expected from Castello in November 2009.MEDIA CONTACTS:Michael Masterman
Po Valley Energy
0417 851 303
Field Public Relations
(08) 8234 9555 / 0414 822 631
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