October 18, 2017 archive

WTI Settles Above $52 a Barrel on Wednesday

Crude oil futures finished with a slight gain on Wednesday as tensions escalated in the Middle East, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. November West Texas Intermediate crude added 16 cents, or 0.3%, to settle at $52.04 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On the ICE Futures Europe Exchange, December Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose …

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Completion Reports October 19, 2017

  CANADIAN COUNTY Cimarex Energy Co Mississippian(10161): Oil 102 Gas 2100 Water 1986 Flow 17 14N 10W Woolfolk 2h-1720x, September 22, 2017 HH, GAS, TD: 21502 ft Lat: 35.69579, Long: -98.28045 API: 35017249930001 MAJOR COUNTY Sandridge Exploration & Production Llc 11 20N 15W Dorothy 2015 1-11h2h, October 04, 2017 SH, PLUG, TD: 800 ft Lat: 36.21723, Long: -98.76173 API: 35093250950000  

Permits to Drill October 19, 2017

  Canadian County SHELLY #4H-3106X, October 17 2017 31 11N 8W NENENWNW API: 01725093 Lat: 35.39154682189958, Long: -98.09188656763686 CIMAREX ENERGY CO HH, DR, 22604 ft, MISSISSIPPI LIME(12006), MISSISSIPPIAN(12268), WOODFORD(12583) Creek County MAXWELL #5-1, October 17 2017 05 15N 8E NWSWNESE API: 03729384 Lat: 35.80374139634441, Long: -96.48014701585336 CHIZUM OIL LLC SH, DR, 3300 ft, DUTCHER(3210) Major County GUFFY …

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Leaking Old Gas Wells Center of Fight in Kansas

Nearly 16 years after a deadly leak from an underground natural gas storage field in Kansas and a new squabble has developed over unplugged abandoned wells and natural gas leaks. It stems from attempts of the Northern Natural Gas Co. to have the Kansas Corporation Commission force well owners to plug abandoned wells, according to …

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Continental Resources Announces Sale of Oil Headed to China

Calling it an “historic day” for his Continental Resources company, CEO Harold Hamm has announced the company’s first-ever sale of Bakken oil for delivery overseas. The sale of 1,005,000 of crude oil from North Dakota was sold for November delivery to Atlantic Trading and Marketing which will export it to China. In the announcement, Continental …

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Cleanup Continues at Cushing Oil Spill Site

Cleanup is still underway of a nearly 16,000-gallon-oil spill after a contractor ruptured a 16-inch crude oil pipeline last week south of Cushing. The contractor had been hired by Plains All American Pipeline LP and accidentally struck a line operated by Centurion Pipeline according to an update from the Stillwater NewsPress. The incident happened Oct. 10 …

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Cimarex Energy Expands STACK Efforts

Denver-based Cimarex Energy intends to stay busy in Oklahoma’s STACK after filing and receiving 9 permits to drill at one site. The 9 variations of  the Vince wells, located at 26 11N 8W are about four miles west of Union City. It’s there the company will explore the Mississippian, Woodford and Hunton zones. The permits, …

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Denver Federal Appeals Court Rejects Appeal in Osage County Wind Farm Fight

The Denver Federal Appeals court ruling against wind farm developers in Osage County will apparently stand. The Tenth Circuit Court rejected the appeal this week of the developers in the court’s ruling that said they should have obtained a mineral lease from the Osage Nation and the Bureau of Indian Affairs before construction of the …

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New Mexico Water Lawsuit Stems from Permian Drilling Operations

Two water companies located in the Permian Basin in southeast New Mexico have filed suit against the state Land Commissioner accusing him of infringing on water rights dating back more than half a century. The lawsuit was filed by Loco Hills Water Solution and Steve Carter, Inc. against Commissioner Aubrey Dunn. They contend Dunn overstepped …

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Well Explosion and Fire Close to Western Oklahoma Border

No injuries were reported in a well explosion Tuesday near the Texas Panhandle town of Glazier. The Department of Public Safety was forced to close Highway 60 for a while as the fire was allowed to burn itself out. Glazier is a community located north of Canadian, Texas. The well was leased by Overflow Energy …

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