Swan Creek field: Potential giant develops in East Tennessee

John A. Clendening, Michael W. McCown, Tengasco Inc. Knoxville The lineup of wells in Swan Creek field, Tennessee [83,172 bytes] Tengasco Inc. completed its most recent successful well in March 1999 in the company's Swan Creek field of Hancock County, northeastern Tennessee, on the Appalachian Overthrust Belt. The 1 Sutton Heirs well was drilled to a TD of 5,000 ft, encountering 30 ft of natural gas pay in the Upper Ordovician Trenton formation and 79 ft of gas pay in the Lower Ordovician Knox Group. The well flowed without treatment at the rate of 5.3 MMcfd of gas with 940 psi pressure on a 1/2 in. choke. Coburn Engineering, Tulsa, calculated recov...

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