MS Energy Services Sets Cotton Valley BHA Drilling Footage Record

Conroe, Texas - MS Energy Services is proud to announce that it set the Cotton Valley Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) drilling footage record on April 21, 2011. The assembly drilled a total of 3,522 feet in 178 hours, for an average ROP of 20.6 ft/hr. MS Directional provided the directional drilling support, using an Mpact® Downhole Motor configured with a 4-3/4" slow-speed performance power section and premium stator elastomer.

Details of the record setting event are as follows:

o Devon Energy Corporation

o Location: Harrison County, Texas

o Well Name: Bryson A Abney JK Unit 12H

o Rig Name: H&P 396

o Hole Size: 6-3/4"

o Bit Type: Security FX64D

o Mpact Motor Model: 475 7831 HTS

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:

Agency Information:

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8153 Garnet Drive

Dayton, Ohio 45458

Phone: (937) 438-3434


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