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Oil production in Indiana during 1959 was 2.2% less than it was during 1958; oil production was 11,811,000 bbls. in 1958 and 11,554,000 bbls. in 1959. In addition, the number of wildcat wells drilled in Indiana decreased 8.2% during 1959, from 317 wildcats in 1958 to 291 in 1959. Successful wildcats discovered 11 new pools, 16 extensions, and 5 new pay zones in productive areas during 1959.
The continued search for productive shallow Chester sands, spurred by the discovery of two promising pools in Spencer and Warrick counties and the progressive development of pools in Gibson County in Jackson and Hardinsburg sands, accounted for the largest share of drilling for oil in Indiana. Total drilling was 904 wells in 1958 and 910 wells in 1959, an increase of 0.66%.
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