KGS Home Page Oil and Gas Index Page Gas Storage Fields

Gas Storage Field--Elk City


Field name: Elk City ; Operated by Williams Gas Pipeline Central
Located in: Elk , Chautauqua counties

Reservoir discovered: 1918 ; Year Activated: 1958 ; Active?: Yes

Storage Type: Depleted Reservoir
Original Contents: Gas ; Original Pressure: 520 (psig); Original reserves: 29800 (mmcf)

Formation Name: Burgess Sd.
Storage Lithology: Sandstone
Gross Thickness: 30 (feet)
Trap Type: Anticline
Formation Depth Maximum: 1354 ; Minimum:

Injection or Withdrawl Wells: 53
Observation, Pressure Control Wells: 14
Compressor Horsepower: 13000
Pipe Diameter Maximum: 26 ; Minimum 6

Base Gas Volume: 22900 (mmcf)
Maximum Developed Gas Volume: 7800 (mmcf)
Maximum Storage Pressure: 582 (psig)
Maximum Daily Delverability: 229000 (mcf)
Maximum Designed Daily Volume: (mcf)
Annual Cycling Capability:
Undeveloped Capacity: 0 (mmcf)
Comments: Deliverability ties to maximum dependable daily withdrawal at a minimum inventory of base gas level plus one day's withdrawals.


Kansas Geological Survey
Comments to webadmin@kgs.ku.edu
URL=http://chasm.kgs.ku.edu/ords/oil.ogf4.GasStorage
Programs Updated Nov. 2004.
General field info courtesy American Gas Association.