Maybe someone has access to some data and can shed some light as to what is going on with a particular well

Recoil Resources API 49332897 Zaiontz-Volner

Its an Austin Chalk well and they drilled it back in May last year, put a pump jack immediately, re-worked the well

Doesn't seem like the pump jack is ever on.

Have heard they were pumping alot of water...I think they re-worked it again, was pumping for a week or so and now nothing.

Just curious if someone may have some insight as to what is going on.  Just seems odd, they seem to have spent alot of time and effort on this well.  Not sure if it is even producing.

Forgot to mention, have not received any Division orders on this well, its been almost a year since completion...that fact alone may tell me what i need to know.

Any input is appreciated - David

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Based on your comments, it appears you expect the worst about this well - and it is. Recoil did drill a 7800' lateral into the Austin Chalk / toe up lateral. No record of any fracture stimulation effort or completion on file. Only record of production is 12 MCF in July and August 2021.

I am assuming that they encountered natural fractures in the AC that were water prone with little to no O&G. Historically, there has been some marginal AC production in this area, but if this lateral encountered a strong water bearing fracture, that zone would dominate and kill any viable O&G production.

It is interesting that Denali drilled a similar well a few miles away on strike in 2010 - they plugged that well with no record of completion or production.

Looks like an area that just isn't working for this target interval.

Thats kind of what we had figured.

Recoil did drill 2 EF wells on the same pad with completion in Feb 2022

Zaiontz-Opiela and Zaiontz-Shirley Zaiontz, hopefully these will be good producers.

Those two wells were drilled to the SSE (toe down)- into same area as other EF completions by Recoil (heavier oil / OK wells). The AC well was drilled toe up to the NNW / opposite direction. An area of no EF production historically.

Thinking Recoil wanted to test this concept - doubt if they will do that again unless they figure out how to avoid the assumed water fractures.



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