US Highlights
1
Alaska

A Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, recompletion was reported by bp Plc. The 03-27A Prudhoe Bay Unit is in Section 11-10n-15e in Umiat Meridian. The discovery was tested flowing 839 bbl of oil, 6.952 MMcf of gas and 7,693 bbl of water per day from Sadlerochit perforations at 10,375 ft to 13,000 ft. It was drilled to 13,133 ft (8,794 ft true vertical depth).

2
Wyoming

EOG Resource Inc. announced a Mowry and a Niobrara completion at a Johnson County, Wyo., drillpad in Section 12-47n-78w. The 53-1201H Orbit flowed 889 bbl of 51°API condensate, 2.712 MMcf of gas and 1,777 bbl of water daily from Mowry. It was drilled to 20,684 ft (11,368 ft true vertical) and is producing from a perforated zone at 11,654 ft to 20,592 ft. Gauged on a 32/64-inch choke, the shut-in casing pressure was 1,733 psi. About 40 ft to the west, 61-1201H Orbit initially flowed 803 bbl of 45.4°API oil, 749,000 of gas and 777 bbl of water daily from Niobrara. Drilled to 19,115 ft (9,929 ft true vertical depth), production is from perforations at 10,252 ft to 19,058 ft, and it was tested on a 26/64-inch choke with a flowing casing pressure of 1,182 psi.

3
New Mexico

Three Red Tank Field discoveries were announced in Lea County, N.M., by Oxy USA. The Bone Spring producers were drilled from a pad in Section 30-22s-33e. The Avogato 30-31 State Com 032H was drilled to 22,125 ft (11,948 ft true vertical depth). It initially flowed 4,742 bbl of oil, 7.824 MMcf of gas and 8,256 bbl of water per day from perforations at 11,850 ft to 22,031 ft after 51-stage fracturing. The Avogato 30 31 State Com 024H was drilled to 21,078 ft (10,961 ft true vertical depth). It was tested flowing 1,492 bbl of oil, 1.704 MMcf of gas and 1,190 bbl of water per day from fractured perforations at 10,610 ft to 20,985 ft. The Avogato 30 31 State Com 025H was drilled to 20,988 ft (10,785 ft true vertical depth), and it produced 2,127 bbl of oil, 2.664 MMcf of gas and 9,976 bbl of water daily from perforations at 10,572 ft to 20,896 ft.

4
Oklahoma

Citizen Energy III completed a horizontal Cherokee discovery in Oklahoma’s Caddo County. According to IHS Markit, Bowling 1H-21-16 flowed 72 bbl of 50°API oil, 4.585 MMcf of gas and 559 bbl of water per day from acid- and fracture-treated perforations at 12,567 ft to 19,419 ft. Gauged on a 16/64-inch choke, the flowing tubing pressure was 4,695 psi. It was drilled to 19,474 ft in Section 21-10n-10w to a proposed true vertical depth of 12,550 ft. The 2-mile lateral bottomed to the north in Section 16. There had been no previous horizontal drilling in the Anadarko Basin township, which borders Canadian County on its north side.

5
Gulf of Mexico

In Walker Ridge Block 584, Exxon Mobil Corp. announced results from a Wilcox discovery. The company’s 1JU106S0B OCS G20351 was drilled to 31,910 ft (29,185 ft true vertical depth). It produced 9,278 bbl of 24.7°API oil, 1.058 MMcf of gas and 125 bbl of water per day from perforations between 30,672 ft and 31,630 ft. Tested on a 56/64-inch choke, the flowing tubing pressure was 8,037 psi.

6
Gulf of Mexico

Deep Gulf Energy III announced a Mississippi Canyon Block 214 discovery at 002S0B1 OCS G24059. The well flowed 11,070 bbl of 32.8°API oil, with 19.936 MMcf of gas and 83 bbl of water per day. Production is from Upper Miocene perforations at 16,215 ft to 16,245 ft. It was tested on a 36/64-inch choke with a flowing tubing pressure of 5,058 psi. The well was drilled to 17,835 ft (17,548 ft true vertical depth).

7
Pennsylvania

Five Fayette County, Pa., Marcellus Shale wells were completed by Chevron Corp. at a Luzerne Field pad in Section 2, Carmichaels 7.5 Quad, Luzerne Township. The Yoder 1H was drilled to 18,266 (7,920 ft true vertical depth) and flowed 3.803 MMcf of gas with a shut-in casing pressure of 4,619 psi. Production is from a perforated zone at 8,592 ft to 18,043 ft. The Yoder 2H was drilled to 17,268 ft (8,000 ft true vertical depth) and flowed 3.402 MMcf of gas per day from perforations at 8,406 ft to 17,043 ft with a shut-in casing pressure of 4,585 psi. The Yoder 5H was drilled to 16,899 ft (8,100 ft true vertical depth) and produced 3.571 MMcf of gas per day from perforations at 8,641 ft to 16,701 ft. The Yoder 6H was drilled to 18,201 ft (8,000 ft true vertical depth) and produced 5.906 MMcf/d of gas from perforations at 8,341 ft to 15,665 ft with a shut-in casing pressure of 4,425 psi. The Yoder 10H was drilled to 16,834 ft (8,000 ft true vertical depth) and was tested flowing 2.657 MMcf/d of gas from perforations at 8,739 ft to 16,600 ft with a shut-in casing pressure of 4.171 psi.

—By Larry Prado, Activity Editor
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