By Darryl L. Flowers | Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:30 am
The FX Drilling Rig #5 drilling for the Bakken Formation at the Krone-Augusta 31-32 last month.
10/13/2014 To 10/17/2014
In Big Horn County’s Toluca Field, Highline Exploration, Inc. was approved to drill the Buzzetti-Corkins Trust 138-5. Located at SE SE 5-1S-32E (660 FSL/660 FEL), the well is permitted to the Frontier Formation at a proposed depth of 1,270 feet.
New Locations – Horizontal Wells
In Richland County, permits were approved for two Bakken Formation wells to be drilled by Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation. The Buxbaum 21-5-3H has a Surface Hole Location (SHL) at NE NW 5-24N-60E (260 FNL/1775 FWL) and a Probable Bottom Hole Location (PBHL) of 22,164 feet at SE SE 17-24N-60E (240 FSL/660 FEL); the Buxbaum 21-5-2H has an SHL at NE NW 5-24N-60E (260 FNL/1730 FWL) and a PBHL of 21,750 feet at SE SW 17-24N-60E (240 FSL/1980 FWL).
In Dawson County, a permit was re-issued to Interstate Explorations, LLC for the Star Bar Ranch 3-, located at NE NW 27-19N-56E (330 FNL/1710 FWL). The Star Bar Ranch is permitted to the Red River Formation at a proposed depth of 12,000 feet.
In Sheridan County, a re-issued permit was approved for Stephens Production Company, LLC to drill the Thuesen 7-9, located at SW NE 9-32N-56E (2385 FNL/1695 FEL). The Thuesen is also permitted to the Red River Formation, at a proposed depth of 11,300 feet.
In Roosevelt County’s East Poplar Field, Nautilus Poplar LLC filed a completion report for the EPU 2021W, located at NW SE 32-29N-51E (1750 FSL/2450FEL). No initial production numbers were reported.
In Pondera County, final abandonment procedures were approved for the Castle Rock 1, located at SE SW 24-28N-5W (660 FSL/1889 FWL). The well was drilled by Black Butte Energy LLC, of Great Falls.
Converted to Injection
In Powder River County’s Bell Creek Field, the Minnelusa 3 SWD was approved for conversion to injection. The well, operated by Denbury Onshore, LLC, is located at NE SE SW 29-8S-54E (760 FSL/2000 FWL).