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KERR-MCGEE COMPLETES SECOND HORIZONTAL WELL IN GULF OF MEXICO

 OKLAHOMA CITY, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerr-McGee Corp. (NYSE: KMG) has completed its second horizontal well in the Gulf of Mexico at Breton Sound Block 21.
 The well has an 874-foot horizontal section in an oil sand at 5,200 feet true vertical depth. It tested at 2,749 barrels of oil per day (BOPD) and 910 thousand cubic feet of gas per day with a flowing tubing pressure of 560 pounds per square inch on a 36/64ths choke. This compares to a rate of 350 BOPD for a vertical well from the same reservoir.
 Kerr-McGee and Phillips Petroleum (NYSE: P) each hold a 50 percent working interest in the well.
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 /CONTACT: Paula Davis of Kerr-McGee, 405-270-3240/
 (KMG P)


CO: Kerr-McGee Corp.; Phillips Petroleum ST: Oklahoma IN: OIL SU:

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