Providence moves another step closer to Irish oil

Flow tests at Providence Resources’ Barryroe exploration well in the Celtic Sea have broken the 1,800 barrels per day figure set by the exploration company as being "commercial".

14th March, 2012
Providence moves another step closer to Irish oil
Providence Resources’ Barryroe exploration well.

Flow tests at Providence Resources’ Barryroe exploration well in the Celtic Sea have broken the 1,800 barrels per day figure set by the exploration company as being "commercial".

Flows of 2,000 barrels of oil per day have been achieved during the test on the appraisal well, the *Irish Examiner* reported today. Last week, Providence chief executive Tony O’Reilly told the *Sunday Business Post* that a very good result for the company would be a flow...

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