"I just read Kirks Barrells blog regarding his insight to McKowen #1. https://tuscaloosatrend.blogspot.com/ (if providing this link is not allowed I'll remove it) Kirk is very thorough in his evaluation, comparison to the early…"
"Putting reply to Plainsman here - no reply option left under his post @ "losses"
"Losses" is basically losing a significant part of the drilling mud / fluid that is in the wellbore to the formation (e.g. into fractures). When…"
"REPORT DATEWELL STATUSMEASURED DEPTHTRUE VERT DEPTHDETAIL12/26/20180519161DRLD LATERAL F/ 18569' TO 19161'; ENCOUNTERED LOSSES @ 19161'; CURED LOSSED
Rock Man, what are “losses” and how are they cured?"
"The true test here will be the post frac results in the lateral. Considering the low perm in this section, I doubt if operator will be looking to sit on the formation for extended periods to get a true bottom hole pressure as well as fluid samples -…"
"Formation testing supports decision making and aids in the understanding of reservoir properties and fluids, i.e., commercial value of a well/geological formation. They are likely testing pressure and collecting fluid samples. "
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