Grady County, Oklahoma continues to be the most active county in the State with 28 rigs running as of the latest Baker Hughes Rig Count Report released May 4, 2018. Check out our interactive Rig Count Summary Dashboard for the latest numbers not just on rig activity in Oklahoma, but nationally.
Grady County is home to both the SCOOP and MERGE plays. Citizen Energy, formed in 2012, drilled the Merge discovery well in September 2015 and 18 delineation wells before significant competitor interest emerged. The discovery, made by the Governor James B. Edwards well in the Sycamore formation, was Citizen’s first company well.
A 2,200-ft Production Column
The production column of the Merge area is particularly attractive because of its stacked target objectives, which is a completely charged Mississippian column sitting on top of an actively generating Woodford source rock, forming a 2,200-foot continuous hydrocarbon charge from Upper Devonian to Middle Mississippian,
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Compiled and Published by GIB KNIGHT
Gib Knight is a private oil and gas investor and consultant, providing clients advanced analytics and building innovative visual business intelligence solutions to visualize the results, across a broad spectrum of regulatory filings and production data in Oklahoma and Texas. He is the founder of OklahomaMinerals.com, an online resource designed for mineral owners in Oklahoma.