A 2nd Blaine County producer reported by Marathon Oil


Marathon Oil Company reports another Blaine County well with significant oil production of nearly 1,000 barrels of oil a day.

The firm filed a completion report this week on the Alta Bia 1511 5-31-30mxh located at 30 15N 11W or about 6 miles south of Watonga. Production totaled 984 barrels of oil a day along with 10,488 Mcf of natural gas. Drilled depth into the Mississippi formation was listed at 22,341 feet. But the completion report revealed the true vertical depth on the horizontal well was 12,191 feet.

The well was spudded in June of 2022 and completion was made Nov. 21, 2022.

The well is located immediately adjacent to the Alta Bia 1511 3-31-30mxh which had production of 13,344 Mcf of natural gas and 1,248 barrels of oil a day. That’s combined production of 2,232 barrels of oil a day from the two Alta Bia wells.