Deep Knox gas play grows in Black Warrior basin

Interest has been intermittent in the Knox and other objectives in the deeper portions of the Black Warrior basin for several years.It was not until completion of the Sanders-1 well in 1998 by Fina Oil & Chemical Co. in Maben field for an average 6.5 MMcfd rate that this play was truly initiated. Three primary objectives should be considered in this play. They are the Lower Knox, the Upper Knox, and the Devonian, in ascending order. Upper Knox is being developed at Maben field and is the only zone of the three with proven production. Significant gas shows have been encountered in the other two zones, so similar potential exists for them.Maben gas production Click here to enlarge imageAs ...

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