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SWC Insider - 2007

Thursday, April 5, 2007

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RFP Announcement

The RFP for the SWC is available on the website at Proposals are due on May 8, 2007 at 4:00pm EST.

SWC Spring MeetingSpring Meeting for the Stripper Well Consortium will held at the Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, New York

The Spring Meeting for the Stripper Well Consortium will held at the Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, New York on May 22-23, 2007. The meeting will be the opportunity to hear presentations from all proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP). The Executive Council will meet immediately following the close of the general session to consider and suggest projects for co-funding. To register for the meeting:

SWC Executive Council Representatives

Congratulations to the new representatives for the SWC Executive Council seats for 2007-2008. The new members of the council are:

  • Dee Combs, Chesapeake Energy
  • William Fustos, East Resources
  • John Holko, Lenape Resources
  • James Ashbaugh, Pennsylvania General Energy

 The new members will join the following members who will continue to serve until the end of 2007:

  • Len Paugh, Great Lakes Energy Partners
  • Robert Metzgar, North Penn Pipe Supply
  • Paul Willhite, University of Kansas

Council's responsibilities include attending a 2-day proposal meeting to review and select proposal for SWC funding, to participate either in person or via teleconference in other Council meetings, and are encouraged to serve on Ad hoc committees to steer the SWC research projects.

Past Executive Council Members

The SWC wishes to thank the following 2005-2006 Council members who faithfully served the past two years.

  • Donald Lambert, Energytec, Inc.
  • Kenneth Oglesby, Oak Resources, Inc.
  • Paul Herzing, Texas Keystone
  • William Stoner, Universal Well Services, Inc.

GasTIPS Articles

Two SWC sponsored projects will appear in the upcoming NETL GasTIPS magazine html

The articles are from the "Uncovering Bypassed Pay in Central Oklahoma Using Statistical Analysis and Field Tests" project by Schlumberger Consulting Services.

The second article is on the "Pumper/Well Tender PDA Program for Small Producing Companies" project by the Oklahoma Marginal Well Commission.

 2005 Project Final Reports

The final technical reports for the projects that were approved in March 2005 ended on December 31, 2006, with final reports due March 31, 2007. Reports are scheduled to be distributed to the 2005 SWC Full members in late April or early May 2007.

To learn more about the SWC, please contact:
Mr. Joel Morrison (814) 865-4802 or Ms. Sharon Elder (814) 865-9802 or e-mail us at

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