Surge Energy drills 3.4-mile lateral in Permian basin

Surge Energy US Holdings Co. subsidiary Moss Creek Resources Holdings Inc. reported drilling the Medusa Unit C 28-09 3AH to 24,592 ft TMD (7,102 ft TVD).

Apr 18th, 2019

Surge Energy US Holdings Co. subsidiary Moss Creek Resources Holdings Inc. reported drilling the Medusa Unit C 28-09 3AH to 24,592 ft TMD (7,102 ft TVD). The well was drilled 100% in zone of the Wolfcamp A with a total horizontal displacement of 17,935 ft. (3.4 miles) in 18 days from surface to TD with conventional mud motor and measurement-while-drilling (MWD) technology.

It’s the longest known lateral in the Permian basin based on IHS and Drillinginfo databases, Surge said.

Surge Energy partnered with Latshaw Drilling & Exploration's Rig 10 and Pro Directional for directional services.

The well is expected to be completed and brought online later this year.

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