According to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, the Dupuy No. 1 well was at 7731 feet as of Monday, Oct. 1
The well will continue straight down to 11408 feeth, then turn for a horizontal leg of almost a mile, for a total drilling length of 16768 feet.
This is the DNR history of the well:
9/27/12, SET 13 3/8" CASING AT 3266' WITH 2840 SACKS OF CEMENT.
9/29/12, TESTED CAMERON BOP TO 250 PSI LOW & 4500 PSI HIGH. TEST OK.
10/1/12, DRILLING AT 7731'
EOG of Texas is drilling the well, and have continued mineral leasing in other parts of Avoyelles.
The drilling rig will be moved to EOG's second well site in Hamburg when it complete in Brouillette.
EOG has also applied for a second geographical unit to drill a third well, also in Brouillette. The 960 acre unit is adjacent to the west of the Dupuy well unit. Land owners in the new unit include the Dauzat, LaPrairie and other families, according to a plat from the DNR.