Middle Bakken, Upper Three Forks Producers Completed At Williams County, N.D., Drillpad

Drilling Activity Details


United States

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Shore Type
Well Name
#11-17-4H Vance, #11-17TFHU Vance
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Drilling Activity Summary


Whiting Oil & Gas Corp., based in Denver, completed an Upper Three Forks and a Middle Bakken well from a drillpad in the Truax Field portion of Williams County, N.D. The pad is in Section 17-154n-97w. The #11-17-4H Vance was drilled to 22,449 ft, 10,950 ft true vertical, and bottomed in Section 6-154n-97w. It was tested flowing 2.048 Mbbl of oil, 4.33 MMcf of gas and 1.65 Mbbl of water per day from fractured Middle Bakken perforations at 11,510-22,252 ft. The #11-17TFHU Vance was drilled to 21,749 ft, 11,031 ft true vertical, and it bottomed in Section 5-154n-97w. It was completed in Upper Three Forks flowing 1.166 Mbbl of oil, 3.076 Mcf of gas and 1.8 Mbbl of water per day. Production is from perforations at 11,740-21,408 ft.