Woods County

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Woods County, Oklahoma

407 Government St
Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-2126
Fax: (580) 327-1219

On the northern border of OK, northwest of Enid; original county; organized as County "M" in 1893 (prior to statehood); name changed later; re-formed Nov 16, 1907. Name Origin: For Lt. Col. Samuel N. Wood (?-1814), career army officer killed in the war of 1812. The letter s was a clerical error allowed to stand.

Area (sq mi):: 1290.07 (land 1286.57; water 3.51) Population per square mile: 6.60
Population 2005: 8,546 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.00%; 1990-2000 -0.20% Population 2000: 9,089 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,487; median household $28,927; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,490-$25,515
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 5.40% Median travel time to work: 12.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The IGF system is being deployed in Woods County, Oklahoma for one of the largest producers of oil and gas in the US to treat produced water and flow-back water for re-use in drilling operations.
One lateral will originate near the town of Alva in Woods County, Oklahoma.
125" U613M PDC bit combined with a TorkBuster performance drilling tool drilled the Mississippi lateral significantly further and faster than any offset drilled in Woods County, Oklahoma.
The pipeline will consist of two laterals, one originating near the town of Alva in Woods County, Oklahoma, and the other near the town of Arnett in Ellis County, Oklahoma.
NEG also announced the successful completion of the NEG operated Landess Estate #33-2, Woods County, Oklahoma.
Successful drilling is continuing in the South Fork Field located in Woods County, Oklahoma.
These new acquisitions augment the recent acquisition of the Smith Lease, located in Woods County, Oklahoma, adjacent to the historic Hopeton North field.
In Woods County, Oklahoma the company is continuing to participate in successful development drilling in the South Fork Field.
In Woods County, Oklahoma, the company participated for a 7% working interest in four development gas wells in the Southfork Field.
3 acres of land located in Woods County, Oklahoma (the "Oklahoma Property") and 550,000 common shares of the Corporation.