RECORDS CLAIMED FOR HORIZONAL WELL

Clayton Williams Jr. Inc., Midland, Tex., has completed a horizontal well in Pearsall field, La Salle County, Tex., that is claimed to have set several world records. The 1 Wintershall Storey was drilled to 15,569 ft measured depth late last December, bottoming in Cretaceous Austin chalk. Smith International Inc., Houston, provided engineering and horizontal drilling services and said the well's horizontal displacement is 7,332 ft with true vertical depth of 8,588 ft.

Feb 17th, 1992
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