Comment by ShaleGeo 1 hour ago I think it is a rumor. Considering the Caddo parish wells are 200' thick and the Red River parish wells are 100' thick I play the rumor card. I don't think you will know thickness real soon but if they start permitting horizontals around it that should tell us they like what they have.
Jay Comment by Diane N2.ASH 1 hour ago What do you think about the 300' deep shale rumor at the Messenger well? Could it be true and how/when will we know?
This well was drilled (vertical) to over 14,100 feet. The Haynesville Shale is estimated to be between 10,000 and 13,500 feet with an average depth of 11,500 feet. I would think 14,100 feet would qualify as a deep player? Maybe I just don't get it, then I'm not Yougee the bear either. All I can tell you is this, If I had land close to this well (and I do) The Hawgs are gonna pay for rooting in my yard!!!
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