Horizontal Drilling in the Hammer – Rock Tank Area in the northern Midland Basin. Presented by Darryl James at AAPG/DPA Playmaker Forum in Midland, Texas on 14 January, 2015.
This presentation is a
review of the mapping techniques and shale-log petrophysics that led to the discovery of the Hammer-Rock Tank Area. This emerging unconventional play is located near the northeastern part of the Midland Basin near the Howard
Borden County Line. Three rigs
operated by Tall City Exploration and Element are currently drilling 1.5 mile horizontal wells to
delineate benches in the upper
Wolfcamp and Spraberry