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  Lea County, New Mexico Horizonal Wolfcamp A wells.  The EUR of the parent wells gets 
  whacked when child well spacing is reduced 50%, from 1600 feet to 800 feet. 

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 "There are still too many (shale oil) CEOs per barrel of oil equivalent,"

 Chevron CFO, Pierre Breber

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All the ranchers where I operate are not beneath asking when I am going to drill another oil well somewhere because they all know as soon as I  spud...  it will start raining

cats and dogs. 

We thought we had a green light for this little well and out of nowhere it came a turd floater and  rained for 3 days straight;  seven inches total. It was a nightmare but we got it done. 

This is the life of stripper well 

operator; we always find a way.

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In the well fixin' business there are a host of reasons to have to pull a 'wet string' of production tubing; basically the bottom of the pipe is plugged up and fluid in it won't drain out. When that column of fluid is oil, it's a stinking mess. The big boys with lots o...

This one was actually one of mine, a plugging job for Conoco, that  told me the well had bridge plugs in it and all I needed to do was spot balanced cement plugs between columns of 9.3 mud. Bull shit. When this thing came to see us it about hair lipped us. It blew, har...

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