Oil drilling

An oil well is being drilling in a Lafayette County wildcat field.

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission issued one drilling permit last week involving a wildcat location in Lafayette County.

Weiser-Brown Operating Company of Magnolia is the operator and Mike Rogers Drillings Company is the contractor for the Pierce-Burns No. 1, 1,589 feet FNL and 2,263 feet FWL in Section 18-19S-26W.

Permit depth is to 6,400 feet in the Gloyd/Rodessa zones. Work began August 15.

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