G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Horizontal drilling is still spreading in onshore U.S. oil fields. Texaco Inc. completed a shallow well producing oil by gravity drainage through three horizontal legs about 120 apart on the La Barge platform in Wyoming. Maersk Energy Co., Houston, apparently was successful with Austin chalk horizontal drilling in Sabine County, East Texas. Another horizontal completion in Cretaceous Niobrara was reported and several other wells were drilling or staked in Silo field, Laramie County, Wyo. Pennzoil Exploration & Production Co. received approval to drill Montana&...

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