Michael Fitzsimmons
Oil & gas, dividend investing, research analyst

Kodiak Oil & Gas: Polar Project A Grand Success - Stock Has 40% Upside In 2014

Most followers of Kodiak Oil & Gas (NYSE:KOG) are well aware of the Polar and Smokey downspacing pilot projects the company worked on throughout 2013. KOG has completed the test projects and at a presentation given at the Howard Weil Energy conference this week KOG reported comprehensive 180-day production results. While partial results have been previously reported, I preferred to wait for the availability of full 6 month production results before writing this article. I will focus on the Polar Project: 12 wells in a 1280-acre drilling spacing unit ("DSU") with 800' foot spacing between wellbores. The results are good...very good.

First, the company showed some sample Polar wells on an 800 MBOE type curve. As expected, the...

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