-- Brigham reports lost surface control at natural gas well near Bay City, Tex.
Brigham Oil & Gas LP, a unit of Austin-based Brigham Exploration Co., reported that it lost surface control Mar. 24 while drilling a natural gas development well, Burkhart No. 1, at a depth of 10,370 ft in Providence field near Bay City, Tex., in Matagorda County. The well was the first offset to the field's discovery well, Stauback No. 1.