Petroleum and Natural Gas Fields in Wyoming Page: 81
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REVIEW OF OIL AND GAS FIELDS
R. 90 W.
* OIL WELL, PHOSPHORIA
+ ABANDONED OIL WELL
4- DRY HOLE
FIGURE 51.-Map of Cottonwood Creek Field, Washakie County, Wyo.
(Adapted from Federal Geological Survey map.)
Leo, 1,419. Analyses of oil and water from
the Leo sand are given on page 364 and in table
9 (p. 294), respectively.
At least 13 wells have been drilled in the
Cow Gulch area; 3 were oil wells and 10 were
plugged and abandoned. Two of the plugged
and abandoned wells were drilled on the north
high of the anticline in secs. 10 and 15, T.
37 N., R. 62 W.
In December 1956 the oil wells were shut
in. Production for 1956 was 1,520 barrels of
oil; cumulative production to the end of 1956
was 12,712 barrels of oil. The oil was trucked
to a refinery at Lusk, Wyo.
The Crooks Gap oilfield (fig. 52) is in secs.
18 and 19, T. 28 N., R. 92 W., and secs. 12 and
13, T. 28 N., R. 93 W., Fremont County.
Crooks Gap is a sharply folded, asymmetrical
anticline separated by a narrow syncline from
the Spring Creek anticline to the north. The
axes of these anticlines, which are nearly paral-
R. 91 W.
3+ 2 I 6 5 4
10 * II. 12 7 8 9
15 14 18 17 16
221 23 24 19 20 21
27 26 25 "30 " 29 28
WELL STATUS, 3/1/57
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