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During the year 1941, the north and west-central Texas districts developed important new production in the following stratigraphic formations.
Ellenberger dolomite (Cambro-Ordovician), three new discoveries and three found by deeper drilling.
Mississippian limestone, five new discoveries and two by deeper drilling.
Bend (Pennsylvanian), two new discoveries.
Caddo (Pennsylvanian), nine new discoveries.
Strawn (Pennsylvanian), nine new discoveries and three by deeper drilling.
Canyon (Pennsylvanian), one new discovery and one by deeper drilling.
Cisco (Pennsylvanian), three new discoveries and two by deeper drilling.
Wolfcamp (Permian), one new discovery.
The only new producing zone discovered in the area was the Dothan limestone (Permian) in the Merkel pool in Taylor County. To date only one well is producing from this zone.
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