Infill program revitalizes Wyoming gas field

Based on a presentation to the SPE Rocky Mountain Petroleum Technical Conference, Denver, May 21-23, 2001.A diverse group with different technical backgrounds and from different organizations successfully solved problems that had plagued past attempts to revitalize sour-gas production from the Carter Creek field in Wyoming.In the early 1990s, an infill drilling program was unsuccessful due to high costs and poor production performance of the new wells. But late in 1997, a joint Chevron USA Production Co. and Halliburton Energy Services team put together a program that reduced new well costs by more than 35% and obtained initial producing rates from new wells that rivaled those of wells co...

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