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  1. Lundin Dordives 1-D well in Paris basin finds oil

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2008

    Uchenna Izundu International Editor LONDON, Sept. 24 -- Lundin Petroleum AB has discovered oil within the Jurassic age Dogger limestone reservoir in France. The Dordives 1-D exploration well was drilled to 1,863 m TD on the Ferrieres exploration license

  2. Lodgepole Scallion zone yields oil in North Dakota

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    Mon, 18 Jan 2010

    Continental Resources Inc., Enid, Okla., said an initial test of a horizontally drilled section of Scallion limestone in west-central North Dakota produced at an uneconomic 7-day rate of 65 b/d of oil and 37 Mcfd of associated gas and


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 May 1994

    clastic sequence overlying the Strawn limestone . These sandstones are considered to ..... from 77 85% Rock fragments consist of limestone , siltstone, and shale clasts, quartzites ..... segregations that normally formed wisps. Limestone clasts were derived from lithified limestones

  4. Pioneer speeds up Edwards reef gas play

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    Thu, 9 Mar 2006

    OGJ editors HOUSTON, Mar. 9 -- Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Dallas, is building activity in the Cretaceous Edwards limestone gas trend south and east of San Antonio with a $115 million capital budget in the resource play in 2006. Without disclosing


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Apr 1995

    Oil production in the Lower Mississippian Ullin (Warsaw) limestone (Fig. 1)(57664 bytes) was first established in Illinois ..... 4)(99261 bytes) utilizes the top of the Lower Salem limestone as datum and clearly illustrates the mound nature of the Warsaw

  6. More exploration possible in Kaiparowits basin

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    Mon, 9 Mar 1998

    Conoco Inc. said it discovered good indications of hydrocarbons in the Cambrian Tapeats sandstone and Muav limestone at a wildcat in southern Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The company was to decide within a few weeks

  7. Barents Sea’s Gohta discovery expanded with Lundin’s second well

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    Mon, 21 Jul 2014

    its Gohta appraisal well 7120/1-4s drilled in PL492 in the Barents Sea offshore Norway encountered 10 m of Upper Permian limestone conglomerate with good reservoir properties overlying fractured limestones of limited reservoir quality. The well was spud

  8. Special Report: Seismic, well data used to estimate pore pressure, predict overpressure

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    Mon, 1 Jun 2009

    the principal reservoir, the Sui Main limestone formation, at Qadirpur, a producing ..... and density variation for the Sui Main limestone . First, a synthetic seismogram is generated ..... indicated the velocity drop for the Sui Main limestone , which was indicated as a high pressure

  9. Northeast gulf's James, Andrew exploration history outlined

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 1999

    carbonates began in 1968, with the James limestone and Andrew formation as targets. Six ..... declared in this carbonate trend: the James limestone formation's Viosca Knoll 252 ..... 117, which initially discovered James limestone gas during drilling to a deeper target

  10. Tennessee Fort Payne horizontal oil well completed

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    Mon, 14 Jan 2013

    Miller Energy Resources Inc., Knoxville, reported completion of a horizontal well in Mississippian Fort Payne limestone in Tennessee. Initial test rate at the CPP-H-1 well in Scott County was 365 b/d of oil and 730 Mcfd of gas on a

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