MS Energy Services Sets Charco Sand Drilling Record

Conroe, Texas - MS Energy Services is proud to announce that it set the Charco Sand drilling record for Devon Energy Corporation on June 23, 2011. The well included a 1,216 foot curve and 4,454 foot lateral, and averaged over 800 feet per day from spud to TD (not including casing point days). The overall ROP averaged 13.35 feet per hour in the curve section, and 38.35 feet per hour in the lateral section. MS Directional provided the directional drilling support, using Mpact® Downhole Motors configured with a 4-3/4" performance power section and premium stator elastomer.

Details of the record setting event are as follows:

o Devon Energy Corporation

o Location: Webb County, Texas

o Well Name: Vaquillas 18H

o Rig Name: H&P 396

o Hole Size: 6-3/4"

o Bit Type: Security PDC FXD54

o Mpact Motor Models: 475 4560, 475 7850

MS Energy Services is recognized as a leading independent directional drilling services company with an established presence in most major onshore producing basins in North America. The company serves a diversified customer base that includes both major and large independent exploration and production companies that have come to rely on the quality of the products and services MS Energy Services provides.

Reader service inquiries should be forwarded to Allen Neel at MS Energy Services, 3335 Pollok Drive, Conroe, Texas 77303. Phone: 936-442-2500. Fax: 936-442-2599. E-mail:

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