The Byron Oil and Gas Field, Big Horn County (Google eBook)

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S. A. Bristol, 1917 - Natural gas - 1 pages
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Page 199 - Oil Co. have been producing for almost ten years, and have supplied a small refinery located at Cowley with which they are connected by pipe line. There is no data available regarding the production but the total is considered to be small. The following description of the oil is by David T. Day:* "The oil is light red by transmitted light, with brilliant green fluorescence. It contains no water. The odor is almost like that of Pennsylvania oil, and apparently the oil contains no sulphur, therefore,...
Page 182 - ... drilling entirely through the Colorado into the underlying sandstone. The three wells mentioned above, which were drilled about 100 yards apart, have all furnished small quantities of oil. Accurate logs of the wells could not be obtained from the officers of the company, and hence the oil horizon can not be located closely. Descriptions furnished by the drillers, however, leave no doubt that the oil is obtained from a thin sandstone, not over 3 feet thick, in the upper a Fisher, CA, Prof. Paper...
Page 182 - A satisfactory test of the gas field can be made only by drilling entirely through the Colorado into the underlying sandstone. The three wells mentioned above, which were drilled about 100 yards apart, have all furnished small quantities of oil. Accurate logs of the wells could not be obtained from the officers of the company, and hence the oil horizon cannot be located closely.
Page 182 - ... feet. The well first drilled furnished sufficient gas to run the engine during the drilling of the second and third wells. Moreover, gas has been observed by Fisher" escaping from alluvial sands overlying this anticline. The wells do not reach the horizon of the beds that yield the gas near Gray Bull, and it is not known whether or not the anticline contains commercial quantities of gas. The Gray Bull gas horizon at the base of the Colorado would be found at a depth of about 1 ,500 feet beneath...

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