Horizontal Gas Storage Wells Improve Operational Efficiency

In the past, the Tri-Cities gas field near the city of Athens in Henderson County, Texas was an important contributor to natural gas production in the region. It is now a depleted reservoir, but its usefulness has not ended.

Five new horizontal natural gas storage wells have been drilled for Atmos Pipeline–Texas near Athens, Texas.

©2015 PHOTO COURTESY OF BOB BOMAR

Drilling was performed on an accelerated schedule from August through November 2015.