January 18, 2012
Quicksilver's Pirtlaw oil well on Wolf Mountain is seen Jan. 13 from the air. Of the three dark cylindrical storage tanks in the right of the frame, one is used for storing well fluids and the other two are devoted to storing oil, according to a company official. The pump jack at the well is not currently operating, according to the same source.
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Quicksilver Resources confirmed their first horizontal well on Wolf Mountain in Routt County has demonstrated it is capable of producing 500 barrels of oil per day.