BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (PRWEB) January 17, 2020
Encore has drilled and completed its first horizontal well in Lawrence County, the JDH #4A, and the #4A is currently awaiting connection to a gas pipeline. Encore has also drilled the vertical Strat test well sections for the JDH #4, #NB-1 and WFC #H1 in preparation for horizontal well operations at both locations. “The final three (3) drill-site selections shall be largely predicated by the results at JDH #NB-1A, WFC #H1 and the two (2) additional Strat well test currently underway”, said Steve Stengell, Encore’s President CEO. “The #NB-1A is in its in early stage of production / returning Frac treatment, and we are already making shipment(s) of crude oil from the lease.
The Company has recently completed a ~10000’ gas pipeline (gas meters, gas transmission, processing equipment, etc.) to deliver gas from its Nelson Branch lease to Lawrence County Gas market, located to the north near Ramey Branch. Encore is also making plans to develop a similar gas pipeline system near Peters Branch to deliver gas approximately two (2) miles north. “The ability to move gas from each horizontal well project should allow us to better produce and manage oil production in the future”, said Joseph Hooper, Encore’s EVP – Director.
Tier I horizontal Berea oil wells in this area have reportedly averaged in the range of ~100 - 150 BOPD over the initial 90 days of production where the well development costs are significantly lower, as compared to other plays across the US. Berea oil production from Lawrence County, Kentucky reportedly represents nearly 25% of the states total annual oil production.
Oil and gas investments are subject to a high degree of risk, uncertainty, unpredictability, indefinite delays, loss of investment and are suitable only for SEC defined accredited investors who are sophisticated in making business and investment decisions. No assurances can be made as it relates to production, income, reserves, profitability, prices, timelines and/or any other estimates.
The SEC definition of an accredited investor is better explained on the SEC’s website:
Qualified SEC defined accredited investors can deduct 100% of their intangible and tangible drilling costs against all forms of income with years of potential income from production. These tax savings mitigate a good amount of risk associated with oil and gas drilling and production.
For more information, please contact Joseph Hooper at (270) 842-1242, ext. 224.
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