Andrews County Discovery Well

Andrews County Discovery Well (HM15PN)

Location: Andrews, TX 79714 Andrews County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.023', W 102° 39.477'

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(½ mi. S, & ½ mi. W.)

C.E. Ogden No. 1, producing 200 barrels a day from San Andres lime formation was brought in, Dec. 1929, by Deep Rock Oil Co.—The Andrews County discovery well and first of 730 wells in Fuhrman-Masco oil field.

Bought, Feb. 1932, by Tripplehorn brothers, of Fort Worth. Has now pumped for more than 35 years.

Since 1956, Andrews has been top producing county in Texas and U.S. Fuhrman-Masco field has produced 55 million barrels of oil—its contribution to total of more than a billion barrels for Andrews County in May, 1965.
HM NumberHM15PN
Marker Number168
Year Placed1965
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 720440 N 3579837
Decimal Degrees32.33371667, -102.65795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.023', W 102° 39.477'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 1.38" N, 102° 39' 28.62" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 SW 3001, Andrews TX 79714, US
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