Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale
Tuscaloosa Marine Overview: Located along the Louisiana/Mississippi border, the TMS is very much in its early innings, and faces a significant amount of assessment drilling and development work in the months ahead. Read More

Tuscaloosa Marine Counties: LA:Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Catahoula, Concordia Read More

Tuscaloosa Marine Pipelines (natural gas): ANR, Columbia Gulf, Florida Gas Transmission, Gulf South, Kinder Morgan Louisiana, Louisiana Intrastate Gas, Pine Prairie Energy Hub, Southern Natural, Tennessee, Texas Eastern Transmission, Texas Gas Transmission, Transco, Trunkline Read More

Tuscaloosa Marine Acreage Table: A table detailing the net acreage owned by various companies in the Tuscaloosa Marine. View Table


Fracked Oil, NatGas Wells Less Water Intensive Than Other Energy Extraction, Say Duke Researchers

Energy companies drilling in 10 onshore basins across the country used nearly 250 billion gallons of water over a 10-year period to extract unconventional natural gas and oil, a large number but still less than 1% of the total amount of industrial water used nationwide, a Duke University study has found. Read More

Rigs Retreat; Texas Tally Falls Hard

The U.S. oil and gas rig count saw a net decline of 13 as 16 rigs retreated from land drilling while three joined the hunt offshore, according to Baker Hughes Inc. in its report for the week ending Sept. 4. Texas took the biggest hit, losing 11 rigs to the ongoing price route. Read More

U.S. Drops Eight Rigs; Last One Leaves TMS

The North American active rig count dropped by 20 in the latest Baker Hughes Inc. tally, with Canada letting go of a dozen rigs and the United States giving up eight. The decline is in step with the "lower for longer" talk on commodity prices that pervades the industry. Read More


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