Marcellus Completion In Bradford County, Pa., Flows 81.773 MMcf/d.

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In Pennsylvania’s Bradford County, Chesapeake Operating Inc. announced results from three Herrick Field-Marcellus Shale completions. The discoveries were drilled from a pad in Section 8, Laceyville 7.5 Quad, Tuscarora Township. The #2HC Deremer flowed 81.773 MMcf of gas per day. It was drilled to 20,870 ft, 20,692 ft true vertical. Production is from perforations at 8,524-20,692 ft, and it was tested after 62-stage fracturing. The #4HC Deremer produced 32.716 MMcf of gas per day from perforations at 7,332-17,131 ft. It was tested following 39-stage fracturing and was drilled to 17,267 ft with a true vertical depth of 7,293 ft. The #5HC Deremer produced 25.996 MMcf of gas per day. It was drilled to 17,239 ft, 7,238 ft true vertical, and was fractured in 39 stages. Production is from perforations at 7,495-17,099 ft. Chesapeake’s headquarters are in Oklahoma City.