Noah Energy Acquires Additional Teton County Minerals

The Rockport 14-19-27-6HZ oil well, drilled in 2012 by Primary Petroleum.

Mineral leases associated with two more oil wells drilled by Primary Petroleum Company USA, Inc. were recently acquired by Noah Energy of Riverton, Wyoming.

Seven leases were acquired by Noah Energy, all located in Township 27 North, Range 6 West, Section 19. The wells were drilling during Primary’s 2012 drilling program.

Well Rockport  16-19-27-6HZ was drilled to a total depth of 8,037 feet and is listed as “shut in.” Records show no production, with the Potlatch Anhydrite listed as the targeted horizon.

The Rockport  14-19-27-6HZ, drilled nearby, reached a total depth of 8,400 feet and targeted the Nisku Formation. The well is currently shut in and shows no production, according to the Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation.

In January, the Sun Times reported ( that Noah Energy had acquired the leases associated with the Spring Hill 14-34-27-6HZ (horizontal, Lodgepole Formation) well and the Spring Hill (vertical, Madison Formation) 13-34-27-6.

As reported in the January article, Noah Energy’s principal is Bill Paddock, who served as  Montana Operations Manager for Primary Petroleum and ran Primary’s drilling operations when these wells were drilled.

The Spring Hill 14-34-27-6HZ, which is shut-in, has recorded limited production.