Lea County, NM, gets horizontal Brushy Canyon oil find

By OGJ editors

Red Mountain Resources Inc., Dallas, said it initiated oil production from the Delaware Brushy Canyon reservoir at its Madera 24-2H horizontal well in Lea County, NM.

Initial production rate is 1,043 b/d, 86% oil, flowing up 7-in. casing with 470 psi on a 29/64-in. choke. The well has a 4,620-ft lateral at 9,028 ft true vertical depth.

A 20-stage open-hole completion system was run, and all 20 stages were opened to the wellbore. Nineteen of the 20 stages were frac treated with a total of 1,500,000 lb. of sand.

Red Mountain has 96.5% working interest and 72.375% net revenue interest in the Madera 24-2H.

 The Madera prospect is comprised of 1,926 gross (1,154 net) acres and includes Delaware, Avalon shale, and Strawn formations. In addition to the Madera 24-2H well, RMR expects to drill 11 Delaware wells (five proved undeveloped and six probable locations), 12 Avalon shale locations (one PUD and 11 probable locations), and two Strawn locations (one PUD and one probable).

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...