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    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

  2. Pioneer speeds up Edwards reef gas play

    Online Articles

    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

  3. More exploration possible in Kaiparowits basin

    Magazine Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Magazine Articles

    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

  6. 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

  7. Tennessee Fort Payne horizontal oil well completed

    Online Articles

    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

  8. Kazakhstan: Doris-6 well encounters hydrocarbons

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Sep 2011

    Kazakhstan encountered oil in the Cretaceous sandstone and Jurassic limestone reservoirs. The Cretaceous sandstone was encountered above ..... more than 5,400 b/d of oil from this unit. The Jurassic limestone was also encountered above prognosis and slightly higher than

  9. Pliocene gas gauged at Mnazi Bay, Tanzania

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 May 2012

    onshore Tanzania after it tested natural gas from a Pliocene limestone , said partner Wentworth Resources Ltd., Dar es Salaam ..... psi wellhead pressure on a 36/64-in. choke from a clean limestone at 1,106-09 m with 17% porosity and 78% hydrocarbon

  10. Indonesia: Oil found in West Java gas field

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Feb 2011

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Feb. 9 – Ramba Energy Ltd., Singapore, reported an oil flow from the Baturaja limestone at a workover in Jatirarangon gas field in Cikarang, West Java, Indonesia. Baturaja flowed at the rate of 90 b/d of oil and

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