Trenton oil, gas play indicated in NW Ohio

A small Canadian independent said it has discovered what appears to be an important oil and gas trend in a sparsely drilled portion of northwestern Ohio.Zorin Exploration Ltd., Calgary, said the Roszman-1 well in Wyandot County "encountered oil and gas in a completely dolomitized Upper Ordovician Trenton zone" that is estimated by Ryder Scott Co. to contain proved and probable reserves of 189,000 bbl of oil and associated liquid-rich solution gas based on 40 acres.The Trenton zone is 62 ft thick with 22% maximum porosity and 10% average porosity. Sales from the well, drilled in January 2002, have started at 70 b/d of 43° gravity oil. The well went to TD 1,400 ft at a cost of about $10...

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