Union Pacific Resources Group announced details of itsparticipation in four successful wells recently completed on itsLand Grant acreage. UPR’s net production from the wells is about 28MMcf/d of gas and 500 barrels of oil/d. The most prolific well, theChamplin 457 A No. 5, is located in the Whitney Canyon field inUinta County, WY. The company owns a 33% net revenue interest inthe well which began producing at an initial rate of 60 MMcf/d.

“The wells show that there are still significant productionopportunities on our 7.5 million acre Land Grant,” said Jack L.Messman, UPR CEO. “We are looking forward to the continuation ofthis drilling program, not only in the Whitney Canyon area but inall areas of the Land Grant.”

The second Wyoming well is in the East Painter Reservoir Unit inUinta County. The East Painter 14-8AH is a new horizontal in-fillwell which is producing 2,225 barrels/d and 7.3 MMcf/d. The thirdand fourth wells are located in Utah and are both in the AnschutzRanch area of Summit County. The Anschutz Ranch 372 C-1 is anexisting well, which was re-entered as a horizontal well. Thesecond Utah well is in the Anschutz Ranch East field and is a newwell. The ARE 29-04 was completed in the Nugget formation and isproducing 7 MMcf/d and 40 b/d.

“UPR expects continued success in developing its larger fieldsin the Land Grant,” said George Lindahl III, UPR president. “Wewill continue to exploit the Land Grant in 1998 and for many yearsto come.

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