Austin chalk wells yield huge flow rates

UPR's Deep Giddings Field Area Action [42075 bytes] Cretaceous Austin chalk horizontal drilling and production activity is heating up in Southeast Texas, yielding record U.S. onshore horizontal flow rates, according to operators. In the deep Giddings field area of Washington County, Union Pacific Resources Group Inc. (UPR), Fort Worth, and Chesapeake Energy Corp., Oklahoma City, have drilled and completed perhaps the largest flowing horizontal gas wells ever drilled onshore in the U.S., the companies said. UPR disclosed in mid-March its 1 Eberle set an onshore U.S. horizontal well record, flowing in excess of 84 MMcfd-only to be apparently topped weeks...

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