Drillers intent on exploration in Kingfisher county

The latest completion reports made available by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (see OK Energy Today) show at least one large gas well in Grady County.

Gulfport Mid-Con Co. of Oklahoma City drilled the well 3 miles south of Alex in the Woodford play. The North Cheyenne 4-10X3H had production of 10,620 Mdf of gas a day along with 465 barrels of oil. Located at 10 4N 6W in grady County, the well had a spud date back in January of 2017. Drilling wasn’t finished until August 2017 and completion was made in January of this year.

Trinity Operating of Houston reported completion of a dozen wells in Hughes County.  Five Rachels, all at the same site, were brought in along with two Panlines and two Emmas.

At the same time, the latest permits to drill, also shown at OK Energy Today showed strong interest in Kingfisher county, one of the main stays in the STACK. Nineteen permits to drill were issued including 7 by Chaparral Energy, two by Chesapeake Energy, three by Newfield Exploration and three by Oklahoma Energy Acquisitions.

The SCOOP’s Grady County saw 14 permits including three by Marathon Oil, two by Roan Resources, two by Traveis Peak Resource and three by Gulfport Mid-Con LLC.

Companies are also showing more interest in exploration for natural gas in the southeast part of the state.

Hughes County had 13 permits to drill including 9 by Calyx Energy III LLC based in Tulsa and 3 by Bravo Arkoma LLC of Tulsa.