Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Midnight Wrap -- October 9, 2019




Random Look At Another Well With Jump In Production -- October 9, 2019

I'm ready to head to bed; it's 11:29 p.m. CT. I've just finished another episode of "Perry Mason" over at Amazon Prime.

But I want to see how long it takes to find another interesting story from the Bakken.

One year ago, "new wells reporting, 4Q18."

Wow, in half a minute, half a dozen wells I could have reported.

I'll post this one:
  • 32843, 45 (no typo), BR, Remington 4B MBH, Blue Buttes, t11/18; cum 220K 8/19; a huge well despite the IP (which is typical for BR):
PoolDateDaysBBLS OilRunsBBLS WaterMCF ProdMCF SoldVent/Flare
BAKKEN8-2019311704217145640440296349075249
BAKKEN7-2019312370323721803635149281826854
BAKKEN6-2019302764727558781736783332053462
BAKKEN5-2019313287733048975545178411463923
BAKKEN4-2019302813027979681635144319943063
BAKKEN3-2019312870228760753938842351403601
BAKKEN2-2019282253722640554328052279850
BAKKEN1-2019292343223231610325750163959343
BAKKEN12-2018311601415824302517975141433816
BAKKEN11-2018238138170501516765750

Tested 11/18.

220K by 8/19, less than a full year later.

Note the IP.

Neighboring well, #17118, Remington 14-11H, remains off line (8/19).

Note: it was tested 11/18.

Another neighboring well:

  • 23250, 2,806, BR, Lovaas 11-1MBH, Blue Buttes, t1212; cum 418K 8/19; prodution period of interest:

BAKKEN5-201931134521360019521771217096539
BAKKEN4-2019281474914402354847635694124
BAKKEN3-2019291177011626351542019863143
BAKKEN2-20192814113142953877605522633722
BAKKEN1-201931254142531770561055085991874
BAKKEN12-2018181426013561354716829167840
BAKKEN11-2018100030300
BAKKEN10-2018001900000
BAKKEN9-20181822382309428349734520

This well comes off the confidential list at the very same time a neighboring well is fracked.

After this well comes back on line its production jumps from 4,000 bbls/month (8/18) to an astounding 25,000 bbls/month (1/19). 

The Bakken never ceases to amaze me. It is now 11:39 p.m.

It took ten minutes to find this well and post it. 

Nothing About The Bakken -- A Book Recommendation -- October 9, 2019

Franklin Steak: Dry-Aged, Live-Fired, Pure Beef, Aaron Franklin and Jordan MacKay, c. 2019, printed in China.

Generally speaking, I see no need for cookbooks any more.

But there are exceptions.

I found this at a Japanese bookstore: Books Kinokuniya. Available at Amazon.com.


Part I: Know Thy Beef
  • the story of beef
  • buying steaks
  • steak cuts
Part II: Next-Level Beef
  • dry aging
  • the grill
  • fuel
Part III: Steak Perfection
  • firing up
  • the cook
  • sides, sauces, and drinks
Aaron Franklin: one of the most recognized names in barbecue and the winner of a James Bear Award for Best Chef: Southwest. The time to get into his Franklin Barbecue is as long s ever, and the Austin, TX, restaurant  has sold out of brisket every day of its existence. He lives in Austin, TX.

His co-writer is Jordan MacKay, a writer by profession, it appears, who lives in St Helena, CA.

Comment: I wish that the very, very short snippet of Franklin's bio had mentioned "barbecue and grilling" instead of just barbecuing.

The good news is that there is no chapter with the word "barbecue" in the title. The only chapter on cooking is called "The Grill."

The index has an entry with many links for "grilling." There is no entry for "barbecue" or "barbecuing" in its index.

And that's what I wanted. A book on grilling, not barbecuing.

I would not have bought the book if it didn't not include direct grilling on charcoal but it does mention it -- but only in passing. 

Zavanna Completing Its George Wells in Stockyard Creek; Jump In Production Noted -- October 9, 2019

These two wells (#29799, #29800) were permitted back on October 23, 2014:
  • 29799,  218, Zavanna, George 19-30 4H, Stockyard Creek, t4/19; cum 105K 8/19;
PoolDateDaysBBLS OilRunsBBLS WaterMCF ProdMCF SoldVent/Flare
BAKKEN8-20193120174191612747941121356984961
BAKKEN7-2019311859117016248982565724729466
BAKKEN6-20193029327271403652939205346604098
BAKKEN5-20192736681348854469548523481210
BAKKEN4-2019841221949565324130
  • 29800, 301, Zavanna, George 19-30 3TFHXW, Stockyard Creek, t4/19; cum 56K 8/19;
PoolDateDaysBBLS OilRunsBBLS WaterMCF ProdMCF SoldVent/Flare
BAKKEN8-20193156265344174841802287608800
BAKKEN7-20193191358361217661708316277344
BAKKEN6-20193021158195803811531619220549118
BAKKEN5-20191718314174173084025119248660
BAKKEN4-20195157983998157386630

This was was permitted even farther back, December 12, 2011:
  • 22044, 700, Zavanna, George 19-30 1H, Stockyard Creek, t10/12; cum 404K 8/19; no evidence this well was re-fracked: a) production jump did not exceed newly fracked offset wells; b) FracFocus: only frack was in 2012; c) no sundry form at NDIC to suggest a re-frack;
PoolDateDaysBBLS OilRunsBBLS WaterMCF ProdMCF SoldVent/Flare
BAKKEN8-20193113117124582314629601138442627
BAKKEN7-2019311049396042718419742117881416
BAKKEN6-2019306884637134181845063181685
BAKKEN5-20190000477450
BAKKEN4-201981638744411421736
BAKKEN3-20190000000
BAKKEN2-20190000000
BAKKEN1-20190000000
BAKKEN12-20180000000
BAKKEN11-20180000000
BAKKEN10-20180000000
BAKKEN9-20180000000
BAKKEN8-20180000000
BAKKEN7-20180000391239120
BAKKEN6-20182518922107158020411481187
BAKKEN5-2018313352320822834409391235

Permitted more recently:
  • 35170, 306, Zavanna, George 19-25 2HXW, Avoca, t4/19; cum 106K 8/19;
PoolDateDaysBBLS OilRunsBBLS WaterMCF ProdMCF SoldVent/Flare
BAKKEN8-20193119101181412445633433256877284
BAKKEN7-2019312308921133354623081929720637
BAKKEN6-20193028160260604290537026288327747
BAKKEN5-20192933908322485246641841418260
BAKKEN4-201961900101089827185990

Additional George wells are yet to be reported.

US Crude Oil Build; Gasoline Demand Holds -- EIA -- October 9, 2019

Link here.
  • EIA crude oil inventories, week over week: increased by 2.9 million bbls
  • EIA crude oil inventories stand at 425.6 million bbls
  • refiners at 85.7% operating capacity; historically low end
Re-balancing:
Week
Week Ending
Change
Million Bbls Storage
Week 0
November 21, 2018
4.9
446.9
Week 1
November 28, 2018
3.6
450.5
Week 2
December 6, 2018
-7.3
443.2
Week 3
December 12, 2018
-1.2
442.0
Week 4
December 19, 2018
-0.5
441.5
Week 5
December 28, 2018
0.0
441.4
Week 6
January 4, 2019
0.0
441.4
Week 7
January 9, 2019
-1.7
439.7
Week 8
January 16, 2019
-2.7
437.1
Week 9
January 24, 2019
8.0
445.0
Week 10
January 31, 2019
0.9
445.9
Week 11
February 6, 2019
1.3
447.2
Week 12
February 13, 2019
3.6
450.8
Week 13
February 21, 2019
3.7
454.5
Week 14
February 27, 2019
-8.6
445.9
Week 15
March 6, 2019
7.1
452.9
Week 16
March 13, 2019
-3.9
449.1
Week 17
March 20, 2019
-9.6
439.5
Week 18
March 27, 2019
2.8
442.3
Week 19
April 3, 2019
7.2
449.5
Week 20
April 10, 2019
7.0
456.5
Week 21
April 17, 2019
-1.4
455.2
Week 22
April 24, 2019
5.5
460.1
Week 23
May 1, 2019
9.9
470.6
Week 24
May 8, 2019
-4.0
466.6
Week 25
May 15, 2019
5.4
472.0
Week 26
May 22, 2019
4.7
476.8
Week 27
May 30, 2019
-0.3
476.5
Week 28
June 5, 2019
6.8
483.3
Week 29
June 12, 2019
2.2
485.5
Week 30
June 19, 2019
-3.1
482.4
Week 31
June 26, 2019
-12.8
469.6
Week 32
July 3, 2019
-1.1
468.5
Week 33
July 10, 2019
-9.5
459.0
Week 34
July 17, 2019
-3.1
455.9
Week 35
July 24, 2019
-10.8
445.1
Week 36
July 31, 2019
-8.5
436.5
Week 37
August 7, 2019
2.4
438.9
Week 38
August 14, 2019
1.6
440.5
Week 29
August 21, 2019
-2.7
437.8
Week 30
August 28, 2019
-10.0
427.8
Week 31
September 5, 2019
-4.8
423.0
Week 32
September 11, 2019
-6.9
416.1
Week 33
September 18, 2019
1.1
417.1
Week 34
September 26, 2019
2.4
419.5
Week 35
October 2, 2019
3.1
422.6
Week 36
October 9, 2019
2.9
425.6

Gasoline demand, link here: