Friday, June 29, 2007

Marathon Brings Its Rig Count Up To Four

Apparently making good on its earlier statement that it would bring five new-build rigs into the Bakken play, Marathon has added its third in Dunn Co. with the addition of Helmrich & Payne 257. This rig has spudded the Carlson 21-29H, sec 29, T.146, R.94 in Bailey Field. The two other Helmrich & Payne rigs are making hole within a few miles of this well. Marathon's fourth rig is drilling the Nelson well in Mountrail Co.

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