JURASSIC HAYNESVILLE OIL PRODUCTION UNFOLDS IN MISSISSIPPI'S 'MATURE' BAY SPRINGS FIELD

Edwin E. Sticker Mississippi Office of Geology Jackson Bay Springs field is in western Jasper County, Miss., about 1 mile east of the town of Bay Springs (Fig. 1). The field was discovered in 1965 after seismic work conducted by Shell Oil Co. led to the drilling of the Shell 1 C.E. Brown in 27-2n-10e. After initial completion attempts in Jurassic Upper and Lower Smackover yielded unsatisfactory results, a completion was made in a Jurassic Lower Cotton Valley sand later to be named the Bay

Jul 13th, 1992
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