No letup in oil exploration in Oklahoma’s STACK play


Canadian and Kingfisher Counties in Oklahoma’s STACK will see increased drilling activity as the Oklahoma Corporation Commission has approved more oil and gas drilling permits.

Chaparral Energy received two permits to drill a mile south of El Reno along highway US 81. The company received two more drilling permits for a single site three miles east of El Reno.

Red Bluff Resources Operating obtained three drilling permits for Canadian County. Two were for a single pad site six miles north of Piedmont and one was for a site 5 miles southwest of Piedmont.

Ovintiv Mid-Continent Inc. received three permits for a single site three miles northwest of Okarche. Two others were for an adjacent site.

Completion reports filed on Friday show wells with production of less than 1,000 barrels of oil a day were reported by Acadia Exploration Partners LLC and Devon Energy Production Co. LP in Blaine County. Devon’s well was the largest with production of 837 barrels of oil a day.

Casillas Operating LLC completed a Canadian County well with production less than 200 barrels of oil a day.

Continental Resources Inc reported a well with production under 400 barrels of oil a day in Grady County.

Chaparral Energy LLC completed two wells from a single pad site in Kingfisher County and combined production was 910 barrels of oil a day. The wells are just outside the city limits of the northeast side of Dover.