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 - Two Wildcats Showing As Producers Two wells...
Two Wildcats Showing As Producers Two wells being watched closely in Howard county resumed operations as the week ended and both gave promise of extending the sphere of oil development In this immediate area. Late Saturday the Sinclair No. 1 M. F. Davis, 330 feet from the south and 990 from the east lines of section 44-30-ln, T&P, drilled cement plug at 2,537 feet, to which depth the seven-inch string had been run. Depth then was corrected by steel line to 2,535 before operators drilled another hole into the pay with a fluid load. In swabbing that followed, 100 barrels of good oil was returned before another 100 barrels of fluid, and the operation was still underway, reported A, J, Wirth, superintendent of production for Sinclair. The well is a quarter of a mile north of nearest production in the East Howard field and gave promise when it drilled into the pi of being one of the strongest producers in the area. . Considerable speculation was being manifested in the reaction of the W. S. Guthrie No. 1 Pauline Allen, rank wildcat 12 miles north of the Sinclair well and a. mile northeast of Vincent in the northeastern corner of Howard county. Plugs were drilled from the 5 1-2 inch string at 4,000 feet and the test was swabbing considerable oil and fluid. Seemingly, the cement Job had shut out salt water thought to be coming in from up the hole, although late Saturday swabbing was still In progress. Operators planned to clean out to the bottom before resuming drilling. Gutherie No. 1 Allen had corrected depth by* steel line to 4,071 feet from 4,043 feet On old measurements it had shows at 4,000-12 and then considerable free oil from 4,038-48 feet Location is in section 57-20, La- Vaca Naviagtion, and nearest production is 12 miles to the north, east and south. Ray Oil Co. No. 1 Louie Hutto, section 46-31-1*. T&P, wildcat southeast of Coahoma, was reported below 2,226 feet Saturday hi !lme, picked at around 2,171. The test Is a 8,000-foot contrat Cosden No. 1 Wlllard R. Read, another east Howard county exploration, 830 feet from the south said west lines of section 48-SO-ln, TAP, was drilling at around 300 feet after plugging back from 450 to 150 feet to straighten hole. Cosden C. C. Thompson, section 63-25, T&P, had ft fishing Job at 3,245 feet in lime. The test is six miles east of Colorado City. M. J. Delaney Co. No, 1 Schar- hau«r Cattle Co., wildcat test eight miles north of Midland in Martin County, was at 4,560 feet in anhydrite and lime. It is a 5,500-foot test located in section 27-38-ln, In Mitchell county the fe W. D. Casebolt No. 1 Bomber Crashes On Indian Reservation

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  1. Big Spring Daily Herald,
  2. 09 May 1943, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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