RANK ORDOVICIAN WILDCATS STAKED IN NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES

10/15/1990
G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Ordovician Knox dolomite is the objective at two rank wildcats in northern Mississippi. The wells appear to be the first modern drilling to Ordovician in the area, about 400 miles southeast of prolific Cambro-Ordovician Arbuckle gas production discovered in late 1987 in Wilburton field, Latimer County, Okla. Marathon Oil Co. plans a 12,500 ft Knox test at 1 Lay, in 27-25n-2e, in central Tallahatchie County, Miss., about 80 miles south of Memphis. Nearly 100 miles southeast of Marathon's new stake, Pacific Enterprises Oil Co. (USA) plans to drill 1 Jenkins 8 1, in 8-19n-15e...
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