Parex Resources Inc. ("Parex" or the "Company") (TSX:PXT), a company focused on oil exploration and production in Colombia and Trinidad, provides an operational update and announces its 2013 guidance. All amounts below are in United States dollars unless otherwise stated.
2012 was a successful year for Parex. In 2012 the Company participated in drilling 33 gross wells in Colombia and 2 in Trinidad, resulting in 25 oil wells, 6 disposal wells and 4 dry and abandoned, for a success rate of 87 percent. Furthermore, the Company began 2012 with interests in 6 blocks in Colombia and production primarily from the Kona field, and exited 2012 with interests in 14 blocks in Colombia and a diversified production base of ten fields.
Parex 2013 Guidance Summary
Building on our 2012 operational and exploration success, Parex plans a self funding 2013 capital investment program of approximately $210 million balanced between exploration and development in Colombia and Trinidad. The Company is forecasting a 2013 average production range of approximately 14,000-14,500 bopd as compared to the 2012 average production of approximately 11,400 bopd and the 2011 average production of 5,345 bopd.
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