Blue Star Helium upgrades well design to enhance Colorado operations

In a strategic move aimed at optimising production, Blue Star Helium will upgrade its development well design, incorporating valuable insights gained from neighbouring drilling activities near its Galactica and Pegasus discoveries in Colorado.

The helium exploration and production company’s decision to enhance the well design comes after careful consideration of engineering advice and insights into flow modelling and pressure draw-down considerations.

It is expected the rig mobilisation and commencement of development well drilling at Voyager will begin in October.

Blue Star has said the adjustment in well design will not impact the scheduled delivery of its helium recovery unit. The company’s mid-stream services provider, IACX Energy, has said the leased and operated Voyager helium recovery unit remains on track for delivery in Q4 2023.

Read more: Blue Star Helium signs master services agreement with IACX Energy

Plant permitting and long lead items are progressing in-line with the scheduled delivery of the IACX plant.


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