Kesselring Land in Moscow -- oil wells Hillsdale Daily News 2 Dec 1963
Area Oil Play Shows Let-Up The oil activity in Hillsdale County has started to take a dip. Rigs that formerly were going at full tilt locally are now operating in Ohio. Rigs owned by Bell and Gault, Don Scott, Pat Patrick, Sam Cassidy Jr., Keillor and Clark, have all begun operations operations in the Ohio fields. .Still in action in the area ire North American Drilling, George Houseknecht and Jenkins Jenkins and Woodruff. Houseknecht is waiting for an OK from the New York Central Railroad to bury pipe from the Reed Cnit 2 to the tanks. The pipes will have to run under under tracks. There has been a gas-oil show in the tests, but all work other than tests have been halted for the railroad’s decision Sam Cassidy Jr.. has his yo-yo (Spudder) at 2137 feet on the Heath number two in section 34 of Pulaski Township. Township. Glynn Trolz and Associates have scored a pair of winners with their Roberts two in section section 31 in Moscow Towa^hip end the Bumpus two in section section 32 of Moscow. Houseknecht Oil Producers are swabbing the Kesselring number one in section 32 of Moscow. More tests will follow. follow. The Trenton formation has been reached by HOP on the Kesselring number 3 in section 32 Moscow. Trolz’ Kumpus number three hit Dolemite at 3895 feet and still drilling for completion. This well is in section 32 of Moscow Township. Jenkins and Woodruff have the most action going at the present. Completion is underway underway on the Hergert one and two in section 31 of Moscow Township. Also being drilled are the Hergert number three In section 31 of Moscow and the Chilson one in section 24 of Scipio Township. Still waiting for rigs are JW's JW's Towe three in section five of Adams Township. and the Houseknecht number four in section 31 of Moscow.