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Saturday, April 28, 2007

Fond Memories of 'The Good Old Days'

Humble Oil & Refining. Memories of days long gone by.
Last posted price was 26.4/gal. I remember 19.9 during the sixties.
Gas pump graveyard.
Hay Harvest!
The sun appears to be suspended by the fountain at White Bluff Resorts.

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?

New clock hands coming?

Above -Aquilla Bend north of Covington. Below -Name looks familiar.
Follow the 42" pipeline to the Burt Lease seen on the horizon. Nothing left here but memories, and nearby 'Deadhead Creek'. Looking south from FM 934 near Osceola.

EOG's Strickland Unit North of Peoria

EOG continues movong deeper into Hill with the Strickland horizonal drill. Their TAM lease near Aquilla was a vertical drill, and is waiting on gathering lines to be built by Pecan Pipeline.
Hey Nabor! Let's see a 'monster' producer for the folks in this part of the county.
You've been put on NOTICE!
Lucky 1313.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Pecan Pipeline's Palo Pinto Co. Route

As in Hill County, Pecan will construct a gathering system in Palo Pinto County, TX. The 26 mile series of pipelines are scheduled for completion in June, 2007. (Map courtesy of Pecan Pipeline Co.)

Pecan Pipeline's Proposed Hill Co. Route

The proposed 40 mile gathering system pipeline route for Hill County, TX - According to a recent press release the scheduled completion date is Septemeber 2007. Map courtesy of Pecan Pipeline Co.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Westside Energy/Forest Oil Joint Venture

The Primula 2H is being drilled by Grey Wolf. Even though the RRC indicates Westside on the permit, Forest Oil is the operator on this lease. The tool pusher said that this rig came from Marshall in East Texas, and would drill at least one more lease in the area.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

More Sights from Hill County Texas

We'll be open Easter Sunday -
Counted 4 trucks today hauling thumpers on FM 933, northbound near Whitney.
Lake looks good. 11 inches of rain in this area of Hill county one week ago.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Recent Sights from Hill County

The Nolan River, just NE of Blum, TX. following the recent rains.
A freight train passing the old US Mail 'yard arm' makes it's way through Hillsboro, TX.
Late afternoon look at the majestic old Hill County courthouse.
Sunset pictures taken from FM 933 looking across the J-G Ranch.