TEXAS' LIGHTLY DRILLED DALHART BASIN GETTING MORE OIL EXPLORATION

06/24/1991
G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor The Dalhart basin of the northwestern Texas Panhandle, the state's least drilled prospective area, is showing signs of another round of exploratory drilling. Horizon Oil & Gas Co., Dallas, opened ERT (Granite Wash) field in Potter County at 102 Bivins Ranch 9 miles north of Amarillo in early June. The discovery well pumped 105 b/d of 37.7 gravity oil and 48 b/d of water with gas too small to measure from perforations at 5,820-5,913 ft. Total depth is 7,516 ft in granite. In Hartley County, McKinney Operating Co., Amarillo, is pump testing a second well in a field it discovered in 1990 that opened the f...
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