UPRC COMPLETES 500TH AUSTIN CHALK WELL

Union Pacific Resources Co., Fort Worth, has completed its 500th horizontal well in the Austin chalk trend of South Texas and Louisiana. UPRC's 1 Walther OL Unit flowed 1,533 b/d of oil and 1.9 MMcfd of gas with 1,340 psi flowing tubing pressure. The well, in the Fayette County, Tex., portion of Giddings field, is a dual opposing lateral well. It has horizontal extensions of 3,536 ft in one direction and 3,104 ft in the opposite direction for a total lateral displacement of 6,640 ft.

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