Horizontal well technology has advanced over a rapid pace in the last seven years. With its development, the need for improved communication and a team approach insuring the best drilled and completed well has become increasingly important to a quality producing well. This paper identifies a process to help component groups to manage and monitor more effectively the project implementation of a horizontal well. The project management technique, CPM/PERT or Critical Path Method, Program Evaluation and Review Technique is a natural management technique which could be used to save both time and money, and could be used as a quality control tool.

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