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Wichita Albany tight oil unconventional concept play

Wichita Albany tight oil unconventional concept play

Report summary

The Permian-aged Wichita Albany group is a combined marine limestone and shale unit. It is found at depths of 2,013 to 2,345 metres (6,605 - 7,700 feet). First production from the Wichita Albany dates back to the 1960's when the Running W. Field was discovered in Crane County, Texas.  Historical vertical development involved completing the shallower Wichita with deeper Devonian targets. Deeper targets were routinely drilled first. 

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • The Opportunity
  • Location maps
    • Wichita Albany map - exploration areas highlighted
  • Key companies
    • Companies drilling horizontally
    • Companies drilling vertically
  • Geology
    • Key fields
  • Operations

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  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Location maps: Image 1
  • Key companies
  • Geology
  • Operations
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