CHARLESTON, W.Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cunningham Energy LLC is announcing today that the company has begun drilling its second and third shallow horizontal oil wells, the Cochran #5H and Cochran #4H wells, of the Rhino Three Well Drilling Program.
Planned measured depth of the new horizontal wells is 5200’ with a vertical depth of 2100’. All three “Rhino” horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County. Cunningham Energy is utilizing one of the company’s three Speedstar 185 top drive drilling rigs in conjunction with these new wells. Each well bore on the Rhino Pad has been planned to be completed with multiple frac stages using varying spacing dependent on future wireline data. Continue reading