Crimson Exploration – Zavala County TX Well Update

Crimson Exploration recently completed the KM Ranch #1H Eagle Ford Shale well and will announce production results in August. The well is cleaning up and flowing back completion fluids. If successful, the well is the first in a development program on over 2,000 acres. The horizontal well was completed long a 5,800 ft lateral with 20 fracture stages.

“In Zavala County, TX, Crimson completed the KM Ranch #1H (50.0% WI), targeting the Eagle Ford Shale, and has commenced flow-back operations with results expected in mid-August. The well was drilled to a total measured depth of 12,627 feet, including a 5,800 foot lateral and 20 stages of fracture stimulation. The KM Ranch #1H represents Crimson’s first well in Zavala County where Crimson has an estimated 147 drilling locations and approximately 2,300 net acres held by production. Crimson anticipates spudding the KM Ranch #2H (50.0% WI) in the beginning of November subsequent to spudding its first well in the Booth-Tortuga Area, approximately 13 miles to the southwest of the KM #1H, in the beginning of October.”

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Kenneth E. DuBose

Kenneth E. DuBose

Kenneth DuBose is the past President of Cheyenne Minerals Inc., an independent oil and gas operator. He began his energy industry career with ARCO Oil & Gas. Mr. DuBose then directed development of natural gas storage projects with Tejas Power Corp. He was a founding member of U.S. Minerals, (acquired by Torch Energy in 1999) a provider of internet based education for America’s mineral owners. Mr. DuBose holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University. He has served on various industry steering committees, non-profit boards, and is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the National Association of Royalty Owners, the American Association of Professional Landmen, as well as being a Registered Investment Advisor. He writes on topics of oil and gas investing, wealth management and personal finance, having appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Houston Business Journal, Financial Advisor and various radio and TV outlets.