Mpact® Downhole Motors Sets Drilling Record

Conroe, Texas - Mpact® Downhole Motors is proud to announce that it set a new Barnett Shale Daily Footage Record on September 3, 2010 using an Mpact® Downhole Motor. For a 24-hour period, the assembly drilled a total of 3,390 feet with an average rotating and sliding ROP of 167.95 ft/hr, setting a new field performance record.

Details of the record setting event are as follows:

o Operator: Chesapeake Energy Corporation

o Field Name: Newark East Barnett

o Location: Johnson County, Texas

o Well Name: Little Hoss X5H

o Rig Name: Patterson 178

o DD Service Provider: MS Directional Services

o Hole Size: 8-3/4"

o Bit Type: PDC

o Mpact Motor Model: 675 7833 HTS

The Mpact® Downhole Motor was configured with a high torque, slow speed performance power section that incorporated Mpact's premium stator elastomer. An 8-1/2" bearing stabilizer was attached to the lower assembly, and the proprietary adjustable bearing housing was set at 1.83 degrees.

Mpact® Downhole Motors has extensive in-house engineering capabilities that ensure ongoing development of leading edge motor technology that allows the company to achieve record-setting drilling performance and to meet a broad range of application requirements.

Mpact® Downhole Motors has over two decades experience in the design and manufacture of premium quality drilling motors and is a leading independent downhole motor supplier to the North American directional, horizontal and vertical drilling markets. Headquartered in Conroe, Texas, Mpact® Downhole Motors serves customers through four regional service centers and ten district sales offices strategically located throughout the Gulf Coast, Permian Basin, Mid-Continent, Rocky Mountain and Appalachian regions.

Reader service inquiries should be forwarded to David Stuart at
Company Information:

Mpact® Downhole Motors,

3335 Pollok Drive,


Texas 77303.

Phone: 936-442-2200.

Fax: 936-442-2299.

Agency Information:

Tim Hull

TDH Marketing, Inc.

8153 Garnet Drive


Ohio 45458

Phone: (937) 438-3434


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