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Nov 2009

Westech Energy New Zealand Begins Pre-Spud Operations On Taranaki Basin Offshore Well

Westech Energy New Zealand (Westech), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Corporation of America (ECA), today announced pre-spud operations had begun on the Albacore-1, an offshore exploratory well located approximately 50 km from the North Taranaki Coastline and approximately 70 km north of the City of New Plymouth, North Island, New Zealand. The well will be drilled as part of the work program for Petroleum Exploration Permit (PEP) 38491. read more


Aug 2009

ECA’s stake increases in promising New Zealand well

By: Neil Ritchie, New Zealand

Just a week after winning a second term for its only offshore Taranaki licence, Energy Corporation of America is taking almost complete control of the permit ahead of drilling the promising Albacore-1 well.

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