Breitburn Receives Permits For Smackover Tests In Santa Rose County, Fla.

Drilling Activity Details


Santa Rosa
United States

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Shore Type
Well Name
#30-1A Hunter Unit, #19-6 D.R. Simmons
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Drilling Activity Summary


Three directional Jay Field sidetrack Smackover tests have been permitted by Breitburn Operating, an affiliate of Houston-based Maverick Natural Resources, in Santa Rosa County, Fla. The #30-1A Hunter Unit will be in Section 30-5n-29w and has a planned depth of 16,049 ft (15,982 ft true vertical). The original vertical hole was drilled in 1972 to 16,068 ft and it produced 858 bbl of crude and 841 Mcf of gas per day from Smackover at 15,684-15,702 ft. Through 2005, the Jay Field well produced 1.3 MMbbl of oil and 1.7 Bcf of gas. Two miles to the northwest in Section 19-5n-29w, #19-6 D.R. Simmons is permitted to 15,954 ft (15,888 ft true vertical). Exxon Mobil initially completed the well in 1981 and it flowed 1.146 Mbbl of oil and 1.3 MMcf of gas per day from Smackover at 15,774-15,813. Production through 2012 was 2.4 MMbbl of oil and 2.2 Bcf of gas. About one-half mile to the west, #19-8 Jess A. Moore has a planned depth of 16,051 ft (15,943 ft true vertical). The well was initially drilled to 15,963 ft in 1983 and initially flowed 239 bbl of oil from Smackover at 15,816-15,862 ft. Online through 2011, output totaled 1.1 Mbbl of crude and 2.3 Bcf of gas.