California oil major Chevron is preparing for another big push in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
The company filed for drilling permits to develop 17 horizontal wells on in Midland County and other four horizontal wells on a pair of leases in Culberson County, Railroad Commission of Texas records show.
Chevron is targeting the Parks field on its GBG Danger Zone lease in Midland County down to a total depth of 10,000 feet.
Two of the Culberson County projects target the Sandbar field of the Bone Spring formation while the other two target the Ford West field of the Wolfcamp geological layer. All four projects in Culberson County have a total depth of 12,000 feet.
Source: Houston Chronicle