'Significant' Natural Gas Find Reported in Alfalfa County/by Anadarko Petroleum

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HOUSTON - A "significant" natural gas discovery in Alfalfa County, Okla., has been reported by Houston-based Anadarko Petroleum Corp., which has a regional office in Oklahoma City.

Anadarko Petroleum also announced an oil and natural gas discovery in Louisiana and another natural gas discovery in the Gulf of Mexico.

On April 2, the Stoabs A 1-34 tested at 1.15 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from six feet of Misener sandstone perforations below 5,945 feet. The well is located 11 miles east of Cherokee, Okla., eight miles west of the nearest commercial Misener sandstone production in Grant County, Okla.

As operator, Anadarko has a 100 percent working interest in the well, and plans development drilling on the 2,500 net lease acres it has that surround the Stoabs discovery.

- Anadarko Petroleum also has made an oil and natural gas discovery in Union Parish, La.

The Albritton No. 1, located near the northern Louisiana town of Bernice, has been tested at a rate of 739 barrels per day of oil and 2.9 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from 48 feet of Smackover limestone perforations below 10,300 feet. Anadarko owns a 100 percent working interest in the well.

Currently, Anadarko controls about 1,300 lease acres that surround the Albritton discovery, and is evaluating the offset potential. …

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