By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 10 – High Plains Gas Inc., Gillette, Wyo., has begun returning to production Powder River basin coalbed methane wells in the North and South Fairway units acquired from Marathon Oil Corp. as of Dec. 1, 2010.
The units have 1,614 CBM wells and flow lines on 155,000 net acres producing 17 MMcfd of gas. High Plains reactivated 52 of the 803 idle wells in December.
The company installed a 150-hp electric screw compressor in previously idle Kingsbury field and plans to reactivate 75 of the field’s 247 wells by Jan. 31, 2011.