A LOOK AT BACON FLAT, GRANT CANYON OIL FIELDS OF RAILROAD VALLEY, NEVADA

Eric H. Johnson Erec-Balcron Oil Division Billings, Mont. Bacon Flat and Grant Canyon oil fields are Milestones in Nevada oil history. The Bacon Flat discovery well produced the first oil from Devonian dolomites, and Grant Canyon field demonstrated the remarkable reservoir potential of those rocks. Grant Canyon field has produced over 19 million bbl of oil so far from an area of about 300 acres, including 9.5 million bbl from a single well, the 3 Grant Canyon.

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