Uinta area between Altamont, Monument Butte bearing fruit

Operators are establishing oil and gas production in the large, less-explored area between Utah's giant Altamont-Bluebell and Monument Butte fields.The initial work indicates substantial shallow oil and deeper gas potential in this part of the Uinta basin.Harvest Natural Resources Inc., Houston, said it appears to have made a commercial oil discovery south of Altamont-Bluebell and added $13.5 million to drill five wells nearby in Duchesne County.The Harvest Bar F 1-20-3-2 discovery well, in 20-3s-2w, stabilized at 900 b/d of 42° gravity yellow wax crude and 650 Mcfd of gas at 1,400 psi flowing surface pressure from six commingled intervals in Lower Green River and Upper Wasatch at 8,2...

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