Central Asia-focused Tethys Petroleum (TSE:TPL) announced Thursday that one of its wells in Uzbekistan tested at over 1,100 barrels of oil per day.
The NUR96H2 horizontal development well is located at the North Urtabulak field in Uzbekistan, and is now being put on production, the company said.
The well reached a total depth of 3,060 metres, with a producing section of 437 metres of lateral hole within.
Tethys said it is currently looking at other targets in the area for horizontal drilling, as the company believes there is additional potential in the North Urtabulak field.
The company is focused on oil and gas exploration and production in the Republics of Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.