Flow restarted from deep Louisiana well

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 9 -- Sonoran Energy Inc., Phoenix, has restarted production from a deep, high-pressure, high-temperature well in the second phase of a Central Louisiana workover program.

The Strickland 17 well, in which Sonoran holds a 100% interest, is producing 275 boe/d through an 8/64-in. choke at a stable flowing tubing pressure of 6,100 psi. The well is 15,000 ft deep with pressure as high as 15,000 psi and a temperature of about 300º F. The workover included removal of 800 ft of stuck pipe and clean-up of the wellbore.

Workover of the second well in the program's second phase, which covers Vernon and Beauregard parishes, will require removal of more than 1,000 ft of stuck pipe.

Earlier, the company established production of more than 100 boe/d from three of four wells in the program's first phase (OGJ, Apr. 10, 2006, Newsletter).

Related Articles

Sinopec reveals Fuling field production capacity goals

03/25/2014 Sinopec plans to develop Fuling shale gas field in southwestern China to a production capacity of 10 billion cu m (bcm)/year by 2017, the company s...

Santos brings Peluang gas development on stream

03/24/2014

Santos Ltd., Adelaide, has started natural gas production from its Peluang development offshore the Indonesian island of Java.

Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops to 1,803

03/21/2014 After consecutive weeks of significant gains, the US drilling rig count lost 6 units to 1,803 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 21, Baker Hug...

Cenovus gets AER approval for Grand Rapids oil sands project

03/21/2014 Cenovus Energy Inc. reported that it has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its wholly owned Grand Rapids thermal oil sa...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected