Surge Energy completes 3.4-mile lateral in Permian basin

Surge Energy US Holdings Co. drilled a 3.4-mile lateral in the Permian basin’s Wolfcamp A, which the operator and contractor Basic Energy Services called the longest known lateral completed to date in the Permian basin.

Surge Energy US Holdings Co. drilled a 3.4-mile lateral in the Permian basin’s Wolfcamp A, which the operator and contractor Basic Energy Services called the longest known lateral completed to date in the Permian basin.

Basic Energy said Rig No. 1826 along with a bundled high-spec ancillary equipment package drilled out fracturing plugs over a total horizontal of 3.4 miles. The drilling involved the Medusa Unit C 28-09 3AH and was completed in 6 days.

Surge Energy’s owned subsidiary, Moss Creek Resources Holdings Inc., completed the lateral. The completion consisted of 52 frac stages.

Basic Energy of Fort Worth provides wellsite services in onshore oil-producing regions in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Wyoming, North Dakota, California, and Colorado.

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