PA Firm Helped Drill ‘Purple Hayes’ – World’s Longest Shale Well

Deep Well ServicesEarlier this month MDN told you about the “Purple Hayes”–a Utica Shale well drilled by Eclipse Resources in Guernsey County, OH that is thought to be the longest shale well every drilled, at 3.5 miles (see Eclipse Res. 1Q16: Drills Longest Shale Well Ever! “Purple Hayes”). The well was drilled in just 18 days and included 124 frac stages–truly astonishing! Not long after Eclipse announced the completion of Purple Hayes, Nine Energy stepped up to say they helped drill the well (see Nine Energy Completed World’s Longest Shale Well – in the Utica). Another company has just stepped up to say they also had a hand in drilling and completing the well–Deep Well Services (DWS). We’ve told you about DWS in the past, a Pennsylvania-based “snubbing” company (see PA “Snubbing” Company DWS Experiences Rapid Expansion). What’s a snubber and what role did it play in completing the Purple Hayes?…

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