Revisiting the Great basinIt has taken almost 30 years (since the giant Anschutz Ranch field discovery in 1975) to revisit Great basin Hingeline geology—leading to another giant oil and gas discovery in 2004. This historic discovery came about due to a visionary and bold approach to exploration by an independent. Congratulations to Floyd Mouton and Michael Pinnell for their above-the-crowd thinking on the geological potential of the eastern edge (Hingeline) of the Great basin and persuading an independent to drill and test the play concept (OGJ, Jan. 17, 2005, p. 42).Bravo, Wolverine Gas & Oil Co., for taking such a bold step to test this new play and for not following the pack ment...

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