• Zones H2, H3 and H4 still to be tested

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2023 /CNW/ - NG Energy International Corp. ("NGE" or the "Company") (TSXV: GASX) (OTCQX: GASXF) is pleased to provide Drill Stem Test (DST) results over a 21-hour period confirming the presence of natural gas at Aruchara-3.


DST-1 was conducted in the Jimol Inferior Formation between 8379 and 8470 feet MD. After creating the required draw-down of 700 psi for the estimated initial reservoir pressure of 3550 psi by using water and nitrogen, the well was tested as follows:


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The Company is currently testing the flow rate with 128/64" choke. The Company perforated 42 feet in H1 (DST-1), and will perforate 30 feet in H2 (DST-2), 125 feet in H3 (DST-3), and 127 feet in H4 (DST-4). A further update will be provided with final DST results in the coming weeks.

Gas flare at Arachura-3 (CNW Group/NG Energy International Corp.)

Serafino Iacono, Chief Executive Officer of NGE, commented: "We are very pleased with the DST results from the H1 Zone at Aruchara-3 and are working diligently to continue testing the well in the H2, H3 and H4 zones which include the 570 feet of net gas pay in a new area. With the strong results from H1 and a very large area still to be tested, it is anticipated that the Aruchara-3 well will allow the Company to reach pipeline capacity."

About NG Energy International Corp. 

NG Energy International Corp. is a publicly traded E&P company on a mission to provide a clean and sustainable solution to Colombia's energy needs. The Company intends on executing this mission by producing and bringing gas to the premium priced Colombian gas market from SN-9, a 311,353 acres block which is adjacent to Canacol's Nelson field, as well as Maria Conchita, a 32,518-acre block located in the region of La Guajira. NGE's team has extensive technical expertise and a proven track record of building companies and creating value in South America. For more information, please visit SEDAR+ (www.sedarplus.ca) and the Company's website (www.ngenergyintl.com). 

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