Austin Chalk Well Discovery Reported in Austin County, Texas

Drilling Activity Details


United States

Post Date
Shore Type
Well Name
#1H Belleau Wood
Geo Coordinate

Drilling Activity Summary


Verdun Oil & Gas, based in Houston, has completed an Austin Chalk producer in a lightly drilled part of Austin County (RRC Dist. 3), Texas. The #1H Belleau Wood is in William Sutherland Survey, A-96, and was drilled to 22,025 ft, 14,384 ft true vertical. It initially flowed 10.339 MMcf of gas and 648 bbl of water per day from perforations at 14,230-22,001 ft. The Giddings Field venture bottomed about 1.5 miles to the southeast.