Montana oil activity report, March 1-7
Compiled by Darryl L. Flowers
For Petroleum News Bakken
Abbreviations & parameters
With a few exceptions, such as the Heath shale play in the central part of the state, the Montana weekly oil activity report includes horizontal well activity in the Bakken petroleum system in the eastern/northeastern part of the state within the Williston Basin. It also includes what is referred to as the South Alberta Bakken fairway in northwestern/west-central Montana, which is at least 175 miles long (north-south) and 50 miles wide (east-west), extending from southern Alberta, where the formation is generally referred to as the Exshaw, southwards through Montana’s Glacier, Toole, Pondera, Teton and Lewis & Clark counties. The Southern Alberta Bakken, under evaluation by several oil companies, is not part of the Williston Basin.
Following are the abbreviations used in the report and what they mean.
BHL: bottomhole location
BOPD: barrels of oil per day
BWPD: barrels of water per day
IP: initial production
MCFPD: thousand cubic feet per day
New locations — horizontal wells
Continental Resources Inc. was green lighted for seven wells in Richland County. The wells are: the Rognas-Barbara HSU, with an SHL at SE SE 28-25N-55E (260 FSL/440 FEL) and a PBHL of 20,105 feet at NW NW 22-25N-55E (200 FNL/200 FWL); the Prevost-Mondalin HSU, with a....
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New laterals or extensions, existing horizontal wells
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