Primary Petroleum Company USA won approval for two new locations in Teton County last week, both wells are drilling for the Duperow Formation at a Proposed Depth of 5,000 feet. The wells are the Rockport 14-19-27-6 (SE SW 19-27N-6W) and the Spring Hill 13-34-27-6 (SW SW 34-27N-6W).
Two locations were given the go-ahead in Toole County. In Toole County’s Kevin-Sunburst Field, Somont Oil Company was approved for the Breaupre 2X (SW NW 8-35N-2W). The well will target the Madison Formation with a Proposed Depth of 1,800 feet. Balko, Inc. has received a permit for the Gold Butte Federal 11-7 (NE SW 7-35N-3E). The well will aim for the Dakota Formation at a Proposed Depth of 2,000 feet.
New Locations – Horizontal Wells
In Richland County, Fidelity Exploration & Production will be drilling the Linda 25-36H (NW NW 25-22N-57E). The Three Forks Formation well has a Probable Bottom Hole Location (PBHL) at 20,389 feet.
In Sheridan County, Whiting Oil and Gas was granted a permit for the Gronlie Farms 31-25TFH (NW NE 25-31N-55E). The well, with a PBHL of 18,901 feet will also target the Three Forks Formation.
In Fallon County, a permit was approved for Continental Resources for the Merritt 12-27NH (SW NW 27-7N-61E). The well, located in the Cedar Hills West Unit Field, will have a PBHL at 12,640 feet aiming for the Red River B formation.
In Phillips County’s Bowdoin Field, Fidelity Exploration & Production was approved for the Federal 1288 (NE NW 17-32N-32E). The Belle Fourche Shale will be the target at a Proposed Depth of 1,800 feet. In the county’s Loring, East Field, Omimex Canada will be punching for the Phillips Formation with the State 1862-4 (NW SW 18-36N-32E). The well has a Proposed Depth of 1,747 feet.
Continental Resources won approval for two wells in Richland County; the June BR 1-8HSU (NE SE 8-24N-53E) has a PBHL at 13,539 feet, the BR Carda 1-29HSU (NE NE 29-25N-53E) has a PBHL at 19,070 feet. Both wells are aiming for the Bakken Formation. Also in Richland, Slawson Exploration was greenlighted for the Sentinel 1-22H (NE NE 22-24N-52E). The Bakken formation well has a PBHL at 13,008 feet.
In Sheridan County, Stephens Energy Company will be drilling for the Red River Formation at the Thuesen 7-9 (SW NE 9-32N-56E), with a Proposed Depth of 11,300.
Permit Modifications / Corrections
In Glacier County, Anschutz Exploration Corporation was granted a Modification / Correction to their permit for the Mallard 2-14-33-12 (SW NW 14-33N-12W). The target is the Cretaceous Undifferentiated Layer at 8,220 feet.
In Sheridan County, Marathon Oil Company received a Permit Modification / Correction for the Rodney Sveet 21-28H (SE SW 21-31N-59E). The Bakken Formation well has a PBHL at 19,735 feet.
In Blaine County Montana Land & Exploration reported the completion of the White Bear 31N-24E 12B-26 (NW SW 26-31N-24E). The Bowdoin Formation well has a Total Depth of 4,718 feet.
There were two completions reported in Roosevelt County; EOG Resources reported as finished the Stateline 5-1003H (SE SE 10-28N-59E). The well, which taps into the Bakken Formation, reported an Initial Potential of 650 Barrels of Oil Per Day (BOPD); 229 Thousand Cubic Feet of Gas Per Day (MCFPD) and 2,686 Barrels of Water Per Day (BWPD). Brigham Oil & Gas LP wrapped up the Charley 10-15 1-H (NE NW 10-28N-57E). The Bakken well, with a Total Depth of 19,523 feet reports an Initial Potential of 917 BOPD, 911 MCFPD and 2,344 BWPD.
In Roosevelt County, Nautilus Poplar received a permit to abandon the EPU 107 (NE SE 19-29N-51E). The well is located in the Poplar, East field.
Converted to Injection
Tomahawk Oil Company was issued a permit to convert the Stensvad 31 (SW SE 9-11N-31E).