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  1. U.S. HORIZONTAL DRILLING CONTINUES TO SPREAD

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    Mon, 10 Dec 1990

  2. HORIZONTAL DRILLING SCORES MORE SUCCESSES

    Guntis Moritis Drilling/Production Editor The Journal's second exclusive compilation of horizontal drilling projects under scores that this technology is receiving worldwide acceptance, and the number of wells drilled continues to accelerate rapidly. The following pages document many of the wells ...

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    Mon, 26 Feb 1990

  3. PLANNING AND WELL EVALUATIONS IMPROVE HORIZONTAL DRILLING RESULTS

    Sigve Hovda Norsk Hydro AS Bergen, Norway A systematic approach, including better planning and performance evaluation, improved the horizontal drilling efficiency of a multiwell program in the Oseberg field in the North Sea. The field, operated by Norsk Hydro AS, is one of the largest oil fields in ...

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    Mon, 31 Oct 1994

  4. MORE HORIZONTAL DRILLING PROJECTS SHOW UP

    U.S. operators are stepping up their horizontal drilling program, targeting more fields and formations. Here's what's happening: Union Pacific Resources Co., Fort Worth, a major Cretaceous Austin chalk participant in the Giddings area of South Texas, plans to drill at least 50 horizontal wells this ...

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    Mon, 7 May 1990

  5. ORYX TO STEP UP HORIZONTAL DRILLING CAMPAIGN

    Oryx Energy Co., Dallas, at or near the top among U.S. operators committed to horizontal drilling , is expanding its operations in the Cretaceous Austin chalk trend of South Texas. Industry is harvesting big oil flows in the trend with horizontal wellbores. In its latest move, Oryx has taken a ...

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    Mon, 25 Jun 1990

  6. HORIZONTAL DRILLING TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES

    Horizontal drilling technology is making further advances in the Texas Austin chalk play as such drilling continues to spread in many U.S. land areas. Union Pacific Resources Co., Fort Worth, has completed a Cretaceous Austin chalk oil well with the longest horizontal well bore in Texas and what at ...

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    Mon, 4 Mar 1991

  7. Elk Hills ready for new horizontal drilling chapter

    Horizontal Wells Completed in Elk Hills Field [26,244 bytes] The first chapter of horizontal drilling at supergiant Elk Hills oil and gas field ended in May with impending sale of the U.S. Department of Energy's 78% interest in the field. Occidental Petroleum Corp., the high bidder, has already ...

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    Mon, 15 Dec 1997

  8. TEXAS HORIZONTAL DRILLING PERMIT NUMBERS DRAMATICALLY INCREASED

    The past year, through Nov. 30, saw 985 horizontal drilling permits issued by the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC). This is a major increase over the 200 issued in the prior 6 years, 1984-1989. The first permit, in 1984, was issued to Exxon's Cook's Point Unit No. 1 well, drilled in the Austin chalk ...

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    Mon, 21 Jan 1991

  9. AUSTIN CHALK HORIZONTAL DRILLING PACE CONTINUES TO SIZZLE

    Austin chalk horizontal drilling in south central and southeastern Texas continues to boost producing rates and rig counts. Baker Hughes Inc. listed 88 rigs active Dec. 3 in Texas Railroad Commission Dist. 1, center of chalk activity, compared with 90 the week before and 17 on Dec. 4, 1989. Chalk ...

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    Mon, 10 Dec 1990

  10. HORIZONTAL DRILLING TAPS MORE OIL IN THE MIDDLE EAST

    Leo Aalund Managing Editor-Technology Keith Rappold Drilling Editor Horizontal wells have eliminated gas and water coning problems and increased oil production to improve ultimate recovery in several large oil fields in the Middle East. In Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Egypt, horizontal wells have ...

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    Mon, 21 Jun 1993

  11. HORIZONTAL DRILLING USED IN GAS STORAGE PROGRAMS

    Farrile S. Young Jr., William J. McDonald Maurer Engineering Inc. Houston Yusuf A. Shikari Gas Research Institute Chicago Horizontal wells may restore deliverability in old reservoirs and help efficiently develop new, porous-media, natural gas storage reservoirs. In many types of gas storage ...

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    Mon, 5 Apr 1993

  12. West Virginia issues emergency horizontal drilling rule

    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has issued an emergency rule to increase regulatory oversight of unconventional natural gas drilling.

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    Wed, 24 Aug 2011

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