SIPES Luncheon "Horizontal Drilling in the Hammer – Rock Tank Area in the northern Midland Basin

Horizontal Drilling in the Hammer – Rock Tank Area in the northern Midland Basin: 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 shale. 
 
Mr. James has 44 years of managerial and geological experience in petroleum exploration and production. He earned BS and MS degrees in geology from Rutgers University. 
 
**SIPES always welcomes guests, and no reservations are required.  Guest luncheon and program cost is $20 to be paid to the treasurer at the meeting.  There is no charge for members.  Reception begins at 11:15, Buffet lunch starts at 11:30 and the program begins at noon.
Speaker Mr. A. Darryl James
Mr. James served in Vietnam as a combat helicopter pilot before joining Exxon Company, USA in New Orleans. He was transferred to Exxon’s Midland Exploration office and later sent to Stavanger, Norway to study the North Sea chalk Eko-Fisk Fields. James subsequently joined Southland Royalty Company where he was promoted ...

Mr. James served in Vietnam as a combat helicopter pilot before joining Exxon Company, USA in New Orleans. He was transferred to Exxon’s Midland Exploration office and later sent to Stavanger, Norway to study the North Sea chalk Eko-Fisk Fields. James subsequently joined Southland Royalty Company where he was promoted to District Geologist and District Exploration Manager. Southland was acquired by Meridian Oil in a hostile takeover and James became their Regional VP Exploration. James took a position as President of M. L. Cass Company and helped take the company public. He became an independent oil and gas consultant for several years before joining Tall City Exploration in August 2012 as Vice President Exploration.

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When?

Wed, Nov. 19, 2014
11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Where?

Midland Country Club Upstairs Ballroom
6101 N. Highway 349
Midland, TX 79705
United States