Wolfcamp A well went down 7,102 feet – out 17,935 feet – TD’d in 18 days

Moss Creek Resources Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Surge Energy US Holdings Company, said it drilled the longest known lateral in the Permian Basin, based on the IHS and Drillinginfo databases.

The Medusa Unit C 28-09 3AH was successfully drilled to a total-measured-depth of 24,592 feet (total vertical depth of 7,102 feet).  This record breaking well was drilled 100% in zone of the Wolfcamp A with a total horizontal displacement of 17,935 feet (or 3.4 miles).

Another Permian Record: Surge Energy Subsidiary Drills Longest Known Lateral in the Permian - Oil & Gas 360

Source: Surge Energy

Surge said the well was done in 18 days from surface to total depth using conventional mud motor and measurement-while-drilling (MWD) technology.

Surge partnered with Latshaw Drilling & Exploration’s Rig 10 and Pro Directional for directional services. The well is expected to be completed and brought online later in the year. Surge Energy US Holdings has approximately 85,000 net acres in the Permian Basin, the company said in a press release.

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