The laboratory scale test work was performed on samples from clastic zone 29 and 43 collected by Anson during the re-entry drilling of Cane Creek 32-1 well in March and April 2018.
Experiments showed that a five-stage extraction process can recover 89% of boric acid.
Boron in the form of borates are used in more than 300 applications with over three-quarters of world consumption is used in ceramics, detergents, fertilizers, and glass.
It is used as a component in abrasives, cleaning products, insecticides, insulation, and in the production of semiconductors.
Proactive caught up with Anson’s managing director Bruce Richardson last week for an update.