Source: IHS-Performance Evaluator, with permission
Description: This line chart illustrates the average production of Viking Formation wells grouped by year of initial production from 2001 to 2017. Up to 2009, peak production rates averaged 3.9 b/d. Peak production rates in the Viking tripled from 9.3 b/d in 2009 to 27.3 b/d in 2010. Peak production rates continued to climb, reaching 58.6 b/d in 2017. Average production drops off to about 9 b/d after 24 months and declines at similar rates over the life of the well.