Does the proximity of an existing gas supply line and/or the nearness of abutting sections play a part in the location of a drilling site or does just the geological data determine where a well will be located?
Near us, a well was drilled 1000' inside the corner of a section (placing it very close to 3 other sections, plus a 30 year old gas pipeline is about 1500' from the well in one of the adjoining sections.
I went to CHK site in south caddo, the ten acre pad is on a section line. In one section they are drilling 4 horizontals from one pad and a mirror image of hte rig will be 100 feet away in the other section wher they are going to drill four wells in that section.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More