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Pinpoint-Entry Fracturing vs. Plug and Perf

Limited Entry Fracturing

Plug and perf (or limited entry) is the preferred and most common fracturing method for unconventional wells. Often employed in wells with cemented liners, it involves pumping down a bridge plug on wireline with perforating guns. The plug is set at a horizontal location near the well toe and the zone is then perforated. Next, the tools are removed from the well and the fracture stimulation treatment gets pumped in. A ball-activated plug…


Added by Keystone Energy Tools on January 18, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

Newbie here

I am owner of undivided 200 or so acres in Sabine Parish...along the Many highway, just east of the

bridge to Texas.  Property acquired by my grandfather in early 1930's ... long-term timber lease granted to

large lumber concern in the 1940's ... this lease still in play.  Interested in suggestions as to how to value and

sell my interest.  Thank you for any assistance to this rookie.

Frank R.

Added by Frank Roberts on November 24, 2017 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Shale Activity is Picking Up, Join Your Parish or County Group

Are you a member of your parish or county group? If not, you may be missing out.

With activity in the area picking up, I want to remind you that the …


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on November 22, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Catching Up on a Few Things


Now that we are back on the old platform, there are a couple things I'd like to bring to your attention to get back in the groove.

County Groups…


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on July 12, 2017 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Visualizing Oil Production & Revenue with ShaleCast in the Haynesville (LA)

Please note that the LA Haynesville data used only represents the data from the wells in which ShaleCast members claim ownership.…


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on June 14, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments

Key Dets and Boll Weevil

Any reports on these wells?

Added by Local lurker on April 22, 2016 at 9:24pm — No Comments

GHS: Nat Gas Perfect Storm?

 MississippiLouisiana / …


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on May 26, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Woodbine Leon County

Anyone has information regarding porosity for the woodbine formation northern Leon county? I'm wondering how far the eaglebine play extends... I have seen some indication of structural control to the north, and some fields with WOC defined...not sure if the Woodbine is more conventional in nature in that area

Added by FC on May 15, 2015 at 1:12pm — 1 Comment

NARO Louisiana's Annual Conference - April 20th

Come find out how to best manage your minerals, to…


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on March 12, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Tuscaloosa Shale discussions on

The below groups make up the entirety of GHS discussions on the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale play.  Our groups cover both Louisiana and Mississippi.

General TMS Discussion Group…


Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on October 7, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Mineral Evaluation - From a Mineral Investor's Perspective

Hello all, in light of what Skip Peel and others have written about mineral values, buying and selling, I thought it might be interesting to describe the viewpoint from "the other side" as to how we go about evaluating and acquiring minerals.   For reference, I founded Axiom Minerals about two years ago and concentrate the vast majority of our efforts in the Haynesville Shale area of North Louisiana and East Texas.

DISCLAIMER: This post solely reflects the personal opinions and…


Added by Jake Stroud on August 17, 2014 at 5:46pm — 1 Comment

Do I Need Twitter?

I've had many client's ask me this question..."I don't use Twitter. Does my company need to have a Twitter account?" I was a disbeliever myself until I set up the first account for a client of ours. Twitter gives you the opportunity to connect with people and companies, and disseminate news quickly and easily, and if your "Tweets" are of interest, they may be "retweeted" by your followers, spreading that news much farther and to a larger audience. Once you set up an account, go to the search…


Added by Jody Hill on August 13, 2014 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Trade Show Tips

I can't tell you how many times I have seen companies spend tens of thousands of dollars at a single trade show, and then NEVER FOLLOW UP on their leads. Mind boggling, right? If you are exhibiting at trade shows, here are a few things that can help your ROI.

1. Pre-show promotion. Reach out to customers, spread the word via social media, if you advertise, include "See us at XXX Show" in your ads. A very…


Added by Jody Hill on August 13, 2014 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Oildex Announces Refreshed Brand Identity and Website

Cloud-based document exchange and workflow provider for oil and gas industry marks a new chapter with modern visual identity

DENVER and HOUSTON – August 5, 2014 – Oildex, the premier cloud-based document exchange and workflow provider connecting the oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce a refreshed brand. A new logo, tagline, reinvented website, and updated customer materials have been redesigned to reflect a new chapter for Oildex. The refreshed brand conveys the…


Added by Oildex on August 5, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments



²  Expo Name: PVPCEXPO Middle East

²  Time: Dec 15th -17th,2014

²  Venue: Expo Center sharjah,UAE

²  Sponsor: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry

²  Organizer: CEW Group

²  Supporters: Expo Center…


Added by jessieexpo on June 17, 2014 at 4:22am — No Comments


what does it mean when a land man tells you that although you have several wells they are shallow??

Added by Seimond S Evans on May 19, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Oildex Ranked One of Denver’s Best Software Developers

Oil and Gas Data Exchange and Workflow Provider Recognized for Software Development Leadership

Denver and Houston (PRWEB) April 29, 2014

Oildex, the innovator of smart information management solutions for the oil and gas industry, is pleased to announce the Denver Business Journal recognized Oildex as one of the top software development companies in the Denver-area. This is the third time…


Added by Oildex on April 29, 2014 at 7:40am — No Comments Update

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Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on April 28, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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