Last week, Continental Resources’ President Jack Stark updated investors, including a look at the company’s scoop play Springboard Project in Oklahoma. Stark said everything remains on track with the project, which should boost the company’s oil production by about 10% from third quarter 2018 to this year’s third quarter. Hart Energy’s Velda Addison has all the details of last week’s update.
Earlier we sat down in Oklahoma City with Tony Barrett, Continental’s vice president of exploration to talk about Springboard and why it is a step-change for the industry.
Permian operators turn to the edge of the play.
The surge in child wells has brought well spacing and interference concerns across U.S. shale plays. Some have found solutions, while others are looking.
Rig #1826, based in Big Spring, Texas, along with a bundled Basic high-spec ancillary equipment package successfully drilled out frac plugs over a total horizontal displacement of 17,935 ft (3.4 miles).