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LATEST AWARDS & RECORDS

2017 Rig of the Year

Title: Frontier Rig 22 wins Antero Resources' Rig of the Year

Operator: Antero Resources

Details: Antero Resources awards one rig every year for outstanding safety and performance. Rig of the year 2017 was awarded to Frontier Rig 22 drilling in West Virginia.

 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 22

Appalachian Record

Title: Appalachian and Antero Resources Record

Operator: Antero Resources

Details: 8,179' drilled in less than 24 hours. Had the lateral been longer, projected 24 hour footage for pure lateral drilling would be 8.436', good enough for a world record.

 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 32

Rig of the Quarter

Title: Frontier Rig 22 wins Antero Resources' Rig of the Quarter

Operator: Antero Resources

Details: Antero Resources awards one rig every quarter for outstanding safety and performance. Q4, 2017 was awarded to Frontier Rig 22 drilling in West Virginia.

 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 22

Record Lateral

Title: Record Lateral and 24hr Lateral Formation

Operator: XTO Energy

Details: XTO used the 8½n MMD55DM from Halliburton to drill the entire 7,729' Wolfcamp lateral at 80.5'/hr. 
 

The bit also drilled the most footage ever in a 24 hour period of time at 2,284'. 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 27

Longest Footage Run

Title: Longest Footage Run TD in Midland County Field Record

Operator: XTO Energy

Details: XTO used the 8½" MDSI516 to drill the 19,851' Maralo well at 64.24 ft/hr. 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 17

Longest Footage to TD

Title: Upton County Field Record - Longest Footage to TD

Operator: XTO Energy

Details: XTO used the 8½n MDSI613BPX to drill the20,360' Lillie Midkiff well at 54.65 ft/hr.

Rig#: Frontier Rig 17

Record Lateral & 24 hr Footage

Title: Record Lateral and 24hr Footage in Wolfcamp Formation

Operator: XTO Energy

Details: XTO used the 8½n MMD55DM from Halliburton to drill the entire 7,615' Wolfcamp lateral at 59.3'/hr. The bit also drilled the most footage ever in a 24 hour period of time at 1,810'. 

Rig#: Frontier Rig 27

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