Depends on the choke setting. A number of operators are experimenting with or have adopted tighter chokes settings. At this time there is insufficient production data and significant variances in the quality of the shale across the play as indicated by Petrohawk's EUR map to say for sure. 85% is possible but probably on the high end. The average range is probably in the 70-80% range.
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