Citizen Energy finds 1,300 barrel site near Union City

The latest energy company to produce a multi-well site with production of at least 1,300 barrels of oil a day in Oklahoma’s STACK play is Citizen Energy Iii LLC.

The privately-funded company based in Tulsa filed reports this week on three Northern Dancer 8-17 wells located at 5 10N 6W, a site several miles southeast of Union City in Canadian County.

The wells had June 2019 spud dates with drilling finished in June, July and August followed by completions in January 2020.

One well produced 530 barrels of oil a day and 1,983 Mcf of natural gas from a depth of 16,134 feet in the Mississippian formation. A second well produced 401 barrels of oil and 1,285 Mcf of gas a day from a depth of 20,900 feet.

The third well on the same pad produced 360 barrels of oil a day and 3,492 Mcf of natural gas from a depth of 20,464 feet.

While many of the major operators have stopped their exploration efforts because of the oil crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, others plan more drilling in the state. Nine different companies received drilling permits on Tuesday from Oklahoma regulators.

Southern Resources Inc. based in Oklahoma City received a permit to drill in Canadian County while Marjo OPerating Mid-Continent LLC of Tulsa obtained a permit to drill in Harper County.

Canyon Creek Energy Arkoma LLC of Tulsa plans to drill in Hughes County according to its permit. Kirkpatrick Oil Company LLC of Oklahoma City received a permit to drill in Major County.

A Payne County well will be drilled by Circle 9 Resources LLC of Oklahoma City. In Stephens County, Stephens and Johnson Operating Co. of Wichita Falls, Texas will drill.

Newkumet Exploration Inc. based in Midland, Texas received a permit to drill a Tillman county well. Estate Oil and Gas LLC of Dallas, Texas obtained a permit for a Washington County well and Tapstone Energy LLC of Oklahoma City was given a permit for a well to be drilled in Woodward County.