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9. What is the record IP to date in the Williston Basin?
9. What is the record IP to date in the Williston Basin?
- May 13, 2019
- 34045, 7,152, MRO, Gudmon 44-35TFH, Bailey, t3/19; cum 24K 6 days; see this post;
- February 7, 2019
- February 4, 2019
- 33636, 4,405, MRO, Irish USA 41-25TFH, Antelope-Sanish, t1/19; cum --
- 33637 4,181, MRO, Snowman USA 41-25H, Antelope-Sanish, t1/19; cum 27K over 8 days, extrapolates to 103,691 bbls/month;
- 33638, 4,402, MRO, Four Dances USA 41-25TFH, Antelope-Sanish, t12/18; cum 34K over 14 days, extraplates to 72,707 bbls/month
- February 1, 2019
- 34428, 7,993, MRO, Klaus 11-28H, runs south, API: 33-025-03422, 9.3 million gallons; 89% water by mass; Bailey, t12/18; cum --; tracked here; (#23980, #17883 -- both off-line)
- January 11, 2019
- 31774, 5,058, Bruin, Fort Berthold 151-94-26B-35-15H, 4 sections, 55 stages; 14.4 million lbs, Antelope-Sanish; a staggering well; t7/18; cum 294K 11/18;
- January 6, 2019
- 31774, conf, Bruin, Fort Berthold 151-94-26B-35-15H, Antelope-Sanish; a staggering well;
- January 4, 2019
- 34668, 6,640, MRO, Drake 44-16H, Jim Creek, t11/18; cum 41K over 20 days which extrapolates to 62K over 30 days; #17999; #17374;
- 34666, 6,012, MRO, Northrop 34-16H, Jim Creek, t11/18; cum 34K over 23 days;
- 34892, 5,851, MRO, Gloria 24-16H, Jim Creek, t10/18; cum 57K over 38 days; #17999; #17374;
- 34667, 5,713, MRO, Veddy 44-16H, Jim Creek, t10/18; cum 90K over 38 days --
- November 27, 2018
- 33943, 6,396, MRO, Sibyl USA 44-19TFH, Reunion Day, t9/18; cum 172K 11/18;
- 33942, 6,516, MRO, McDonald USA 44-19H, Reunion Bay, t10/18; cum 78K 11/18;
- 33941, 6,943, MRO, Rue USA 44-19TFH, Reunion Bay, 33-061-04120, t10/18; cum 63K 10/18:
- 33943, 6,396, MRO, Sybyl USA 34-19TFH, Reunion Bay, Three Forks B1, only 45 stages; 6.6 million lbs, 33-061-04122, t918; cum 118K 10/18; years ago Lynn Helms said TF wells would be most likely be better than middle Bakken wells.
- November 21, 2018: MRO wells in Reunion County; incredible IPs;
- November 20, 2018: 33413, 8,475, MRO, Chauncey USA 31-2H, Antelope, Sanish, t3/18; cum 305K 9/18;
- November 20, 2018: 33415, 7,572, MRO, June USA 31-2H, Antelope, Sanish, t3/18; cum 317K 9/18;
- November 20, 2018: 30541, 4,871, Bruin, Fort Berthold 151-94-26A-35-4H, Antelope, 55 stages; 14.4 million lbs, an incredible well; staggering, t6/18; cum 292K 9/18; see this post;
- 32973, 9,061, MRO, Joshua USA 13-23TFH-2B, Three Forks B2, 56 stages; 11.4 million lbs, Reunion Bay, t9/18; cum 152K 11/18; 11.6 million gallons of water; 89% by weight; see this post with production profile;
October 16, 2018: 32972, 8,887, MRO, Lamarr USA 13-23TFH, Reunion Bay, fracked 6/25/2018 -- 7/9/18; 10 million gallons water; 88% water by weight 11% sand by weight, t8/18; cum -- ; (19446 - TAT USA 13-23H); see this post;
September 12, 2018: 32971, 8,702, MRO, Whitebody USA 14-23H, Reunion Bay, fracked 7/9/18 - 7/25/18; 10 million gallons water; 88% water by weight12% sand by weight, t8/18; cum -- ; (19446 - TAT USA 13-23H); see this post;
August 9, 2018: a number of MRO wells in Bailey oil field with huge IPs.
August 2, 2018: MRO with an IP of 7,448 -- Reunion Bay; see this post.
August 1, 2018: still on confidential, but for first full month of production, 95,959 bbls of oil; #30541, Bruin, Fort Berthold 151-94-26A-35-4H, Antelope; see this post;
June 29, 2018: Whiting, #33120 and #33121, with 70K+ and 80K+ in first unconstrined month;
May 3, 2018: Marathon, #33493, 8,160, MRO, Mark USA 11-1H, Antelope, Sanish pool, t4/18; cum --
May 2, 2018: Marathon -- a number of records, it appears
April 18, 2018:
- 33415, 7,572, MRO, June USA 31-2H, Antelope, Sanish pool, API - 33-053-07958; 9.4 million gallons; 84%, t3/18; cum --
December 31, 2017:
- 33398, 3,291, WPX, Hidatsa North 14-23HX, Reunion Bay, huge well; if this is not a typo, could be a new record: 83,607 bbls in the first full month
December 22, 2017:
- 32888, 6,278, MRO, Forsman USA 44-22H, Antelope, Sanish, 45 stages; 15 million lbs, t12/17; cum --
From the Whiting 1Q15 transcript: The Flatland Federal 11-4TFH well produced at an initial rate of 7,800 BOEs per day during a 24-hour test of the Three Forks formation, making this the very best well in the basin. The Flatland Federal 11-4HR well produced at an initial rate of 7,100 BOEs per day during a 24-hour test of the Middle Bakken formation.
From a November 11, 2014, post (see also the November 25, 2014, post, same subject); The first well, in the Middle Bakken formation, was completed with 94 stages and was flowing 7,120 BOE/d on October 10, 2014, according to the operator. When the well was completed, it established a world record for number of stages in a single well.More to follow: in 2Q14 earnings report, WLL: Tarpon Well Completed in 2nd Bench of Three Forks Flowing 6,071 boepd. Not a record in the Bakken -- see Statoil's #23992. But still, this is huge for the second bench.Soon after, an offset well in the Upper Three Forks formation was completed with 104 stages. This well was flowing 7,824 BOE/d on October 11, 2014. This was a hybrid completion comprising 97 NCS GripShift cemented casing sleeves, with seven NCS BallShift cemented ball-drop sleeves in the lower section of the well. In both wells, all stages were successfully fractured.
Statoil reported an IP of 5,417 on September 26, 2013: #23992, Beaux 18-19 7H, Banks oil field. Based on its IP for natural gas (9,663), this well had an IP of 7,083 boepd.
Statoil reported an IP of 5,387 on July 19, 2013: #23387, Beaux 18-19 4H, Banks oil field. This might be a new record (this is the IP for crude oil only).
The initial production of any well, self-reported by the producer, is becoming less meaningful over time. Having said that, it looks like the record IP for a Bakken well is now 5,200, a Newfield well (July, 2011): 18691, 5,200, NFX, Wisness Federal 152-96-4-2H, Westberg, Bakken.
Statoil reported on July 10, 2013: 23385, 5,070, Beaux 18-19 6H, Banks, t6/13; cum -- ; 7 days to drill the lateral; I did not see completion data; 31 swell packers planned;
Two earlier wells: a Whiting well which had an IP of 4,761 boepd: file #17612, 4,761 boepd IP, Whiting, Maki 11-27H, Mountrail County, Sanish field. This is still current as of February 20, 2010. Since then, BEXP claims to have set a record with the Sorenson 29-32 1-H, #18654, with a 24-hour flowback of 5,133 bopd. However, the NDIC reported an IP of 2,944. BEXP also reported the Jack Cvancara 19-18 #1H (this site is down) in the Ross project area with a 24-hour flowback of 5,035.
New record in the Bakken, November 3, 2011. The Tarpon Federal 21-4H is a Whiting Petroleum operated well and had a 24-hour initial production (IP) rate of 7,009 barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), setting a new Williston Basin record for a Bakken well.
Whiting said this was a record TFS well at the time, early 2012, file #20526, Smith 34-12TFH, 2,446, 102K in first 4.5 months.