stray sand

stray sand

[′strā ′sand]
(geology)
A stray composed of sandstone.
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We believe we have a success story to share with the world, but what we have to offer instead are stray sand grains of excellence in a sea of people paying for the avarice and the indifference of a minuscule minority.
Due to the extremely high reservoir quality sands production rates may potentially be increased up to 4,000-5,000 mcfd with the Stray sand being drawn down as quick as possible in order to then move to the 'M' sand.
Bulldozers then leap into action, pushing stray sand into place and mounding the berm back toward the waves with a 1:20 foot slope.
on 8-29-99, a comparison demonstrates that the Electrotelluric surveys did in fact correctly predict the existence of hydrocarbons in a stray sand (90 feet thick) at 5,150 feet and a good show in a fractured Niobrara formation at 7,100 feet and the three Frontier sands at 7,495, 7,860 and 8,070 feet.
Plans call for setting a platform and drilling several development wells to develop the 3500 foot Stray Sand and the other reservoirs.
The Belle Isle well in South Louisiana was successfully recompleted in a Miocene "P" stray sand at nearly 14,000 feet.
This well, completed in the Big Hum Stray sands, is connected to the BA 544 A-platform where earlier this year ATP installed a 550 horsepower reciprocating compressor to enhance the production and ultimate recovery of reserves of both of its producing wells in the block.