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Cunningham service sights on Appalachian oil

Published by: Oilfield Services, Volume 4 No. 3

West Virginia-focused upstreamer Cunningham Energy recently transitioned into an upstream-services hybrid through the acquisition of Pettey Oilfield Services to form Cunningham Oilfield Services. News quickly followed that the company was drilling one of the first horizontal shallow oil well in the state (vertical of 2,100 ft and measured depth of 5,200 ft), targeting the Big Injun Sand formation in Clay Co., West Virginia. The Cochran-6H well is one of three on the same pad, with the subsequent wells also expected to spud in February. In the company’s release, president Ryan Cunningham projected a “resurgence of the old oilfields our Grandfathers told us stories about in the past.” Continue reading

Cunningham Energy Spuds First Shallow Horizontal Oil Well

Cunningham Energy LLC announced today that the company has begun drilling its first horizontal shallow oil well, the Cochran #6H well, of the Rhino Three Well Drilling Program. Planned measured depth of the new horizontal well is 5200’ with a vertical depth of 2100’. Cunningham Energy has chosen the Packers Plus Completion system for compartmentalization and completion of the reservoir during stimulation. All three ‘Rhino’ horizontal wells are targeting oil in the Big Injun Sand formation in Union District of Clay County. Continue reading

Cunningham Energy merges with Pettey Oilfield Services Inc. to form Drilling and Well Services Arm

Cunningham Energy an Independent Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company based in Charleston, WVa, today announced it has merged with Pettey Oilfield Services Inc. to form Cunningham Oilfield Services (COS), offering a complete package of well service solutions for Oil & Gas production companies. Services offered by the newly formed arm include full vertical and horizontal contract drilling, completion drilling, service/swabbing rig work, cement services, plugging services, well location and right of way construction, pipeline construction, and commercial trucking. Continue reading