Swan Creek field: Isolated success or tip of the iceberg?

Temporary flare test of gas from the 1 Sutton Heirs well in Swan Creek field. Photo courtesy of Tengasco.Click here to enlarge imageSwan Creek field operated by Tengasco Inc. in northeastern Tennessee consists of more than 40 wells capable of production, most of which yield gas and several of which make oil. Gas production is mostly from the Knox Group, and oil production is mostly from the Stones River and Trenton Groups.The field is localized in a complexly faulted anticlinal structure beneath the Clinchport thrust sheet. Primary porosities that range from 4% to 18% are enhanced by faulting and extensive fracturing.Similar structures exist elsewhere in Tennessee and nearby Virginia an...

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