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Prospect to Production…Steps to Drill and Complete a Well

  • Perform geologic study-subsurface

     

    Perform well records and data search

     

    Determine natural gas pipeline market accessibility

     

    Prepare an aerial site plan

     

    Secure Oil and Gas Lease, mineral title search

     

    Secure well drilling permit from Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)

     

    Prepare well drilling and completion cost estimate

     

    Secure well partner participation

     

    Notify local authorities & provide daily drilling reports

     

    Build well location; dig, line and fence drilling pits (when required)

     

    Move drilling equipment on location

     

    Drill thru fresh water zones-run and cement surface casing

     

    Drill well to total depth, log well, run and cement production casing

     

    Move drilling rig off location & move service rig on location

     

    Perforate production casing & hydraulically fracture well

     

    Flow back well, run production tubing, build wellhead

     

    Move service rig off location

     

    Build tank battery, lay gas flow line and sales line 

     

    Allow landowner to install equipment for domestic gas use

     

    Install gas sales meter and regulating station

     

    Reclaim site, landscape and install fencing (as required)

     

    Negotiate gas & oil purchaser contracts

     

    Schedule well turn on

     

    Assign well tender

     

    Distribute royalty & production checks monthly

 

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