BASEMENT PALEOTOPOGRAPHY KEY IN COLORADO MORROW CHANNEL OIL PLAY

Gilbert Thomas Thomas & Associates Denver The Lower Pennsylvanian Morrow channel sandstone play in southeast Colorado has proven to be a lucrative one. With wells to 5,000-6,000 ft, oil recoveries of 150,000-300,000 bbl/well and relatively inexpensive drilling costs, investment returns are some of the highest to be found in the U.S. onshore. At present prices, payout of drilling and completion costs can be achieved in less than six months.

Jul 19th, 1993
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