Bad Shot… Really Good Results

Bad Shot… Really Good Results

Anybody who has been on a golf course more than once has had the experience of hitting a really bad shot and getting a really, really good result. Think 40 yards off the green with a bunker between you and the pin, you skull the wedge, it hits the lip of the trap...
NY’s Black River-Local but Good

NY’s Black River-Local but Good

Nearly 80% of New York’s Black river wells have made 50,000 BOE or better, and nearly half have done 200K BOE or better.Ten percent are credited with over 1 MMBOE. The majority of the better producers are concentrated in NW Chemung and SE Steuben counties, but...
Geneva County, Alabama??

Geneva County, Alabama??

Hats off to XTO for permitting a 3300′ test in Geneva Co, AL (far SE Alabama) on trend with, ahem, not much that we can see. Could be an eastern extension of shaley facies in the Conecuh embayment, but there’s so little well control and only 3 reasonably...
Ohio Shale Permits Join in Marcellus Play

Ohio Shale Permits Join in Marcellus Play

We’ve mapped Ohio permits since 1/1/2009, using %shale as a filter in the formation name and filtering out any multiple target formation objectives. Results include permit target formations named Marcellus, Devonian,and Ohio shale. The permits along the southern...
Idaho Shallow Gas?

Idaho Shallow Gas?

Although Governor Butch Otter of Idaho was quoted as saying “We hit a hell of a big natural gas well”, operator Bridge Resources (JV partner Paramex Resources Ltd.–both out of Calgary) was a bit more restrained by saying “We have had some...