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Shaletech: Haynesville-Bossier Shale

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Brighter gas fundamentals spark second wind

EIA: Haynesville shale gas production increases to highest levels since 2013

Recent increases in drilling activity and well production rates are raising natural gas production levels in the Haynesville region, according to EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO). Marketed natural gas production in Haynesville reached 6.9 Bcfd in September after remaining near 6.0 Bcfd for the previous three years.

Rockcliff Energy acquires additional Haynesville shale rights

Rockcliff Energy has announced that, in addition to its pending acquisition of Samson's East Texas and North Louisiana properties, it has acquired approximately 60,000 net acres of Haynesville shale rights.

USGS study shows unconventional oil and gas production not currently affecting drinking water quality

A new U.S. Geological Survey study shows that unconventional oil and gas production in some areas of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas is not currently a significant source of methane or benzene to drinking water wells. These production areas include the Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale formations, which are some of the largest sources of natural gas in the country and have trillions of cubic feet of gas.

Shale play `left for dead' gets some love as U.S. gas rises

A natural gas basin that helped kickstart the shale boom a decade ago is getting a new lease on life as the market recovers.

Tokyo Gas invests in development of unconventional Haynesville assets

Tokyo Gas America Ltd ., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., has acquired a 30% equity interest in Castleton Resources LLC (CR), a subsidiary of Castleton Commodities International LLC (CCI) formed to acquire and develop oil and gas assets in the East Texas/Louisiana region, with a specific focus on unconventional Haynesville assets.

EXCO Resources divests South Texas oil, gas properties for $300 million

EXCO Resources, Inc. has announced the execution of a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Venado Oil and Gas, LLC, an affiliate of KKR, to divest its oil and natural gas properties in South Texas.

Comstock Resources adds to Haynesville acreage with joint development venture

Comstock Resources has entered into a joint development venture that will target the Haynesville shale.

Chesapeake to sell second Haynesville shale position for $465 million

Chesapeake Energy has signed an agreement to sell a portion of the company's acreage and producing properties in its Haynesville shale operating area in northern Louisiana for approximately $465 million to an affiliate of Covey Park Energy LLC.

Chesapeake sells portion of Haynesville shale acreage for $450 million

Chesapeake Energy has signed an agreement to sell a portion of the company's acreage and producing properties in its Haynesville shale operating area, in northern Louisiana, for approximately $450 million to a private company.

Chesapeake declares ‘propageddon’ with record frac job

The era of the monster frac has arrived in North America, and Chesapeake Energy Corp. is singing its praises.

Shale revival seen taking hold as oil price recovers

The biggest reboot of U.S. oil and gas rigs in two years will gain traction as higher prices prompt producers to resume investment in the most profitable plays, according to a report by Platts RigData.

Driving efficiency in cemented liner completions

Travis Harris, Packers Plus Energy Services

Expanding the boundaries of ball-drop technology has led to a simple, yet effective design for reducing completion time and improving operational efficiency.

Companies in the news

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Companies in the news

Covey Park buys Haynesville, Bossier shale assets in $420-million deal

Covey Park Gas LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas, Texas-based independent oil and gas company Covey Park Energy LLC, has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement with subsidiaries of EP Energy Corporation to purchase all of EP Energy’s assets in the Haynesville and Bossier shales.

MicroSeismic announces world’s longest-installed active BuriedArray

MicroSeismic has achieved the longest-installed active, permanent, near-surface array in the world. This BuriedArray was installed to monitor completions in the Haynesville formation in Louisiana and includes 99 stations covering 15 square miles.

Worst year for rigs in quarter century closes with a whimper

Oil explorers shut down more rigs in U.S. fields to finish out the worst year for drilling cutbacks in almost three decades.

Systematic candidate selection improves Haynesville refracturing economics

William Hunter, Mark Turner, Jeff Villalobos, Encana; Dr. Alejandro Peña, Jason Baihly, Schlumberger

Every refracturing operation is unique, and economic success depends on integrating rigorous workflows for candidate selection, stimulation modeling, treatment execution and post-refracture treatment evaluation.

ShaleTech: Haynesville

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Die-hards say upsized completions, refracs boost margins

Encana completes sale of Haynesville natural gas assets

Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Encana Corp., has completed the sale of its Haynesville natural gas assets, located in northern Louisiana.