If this is correct OilVoice (on the web) may be fairly accurate.
"The wells that have been drilled , drilling and permitted indicate a more of a Northeast to Southwest direction into Texas. This sets up Shelby,Sabine and San Augustine counties to be very active in this play.More likely it will be Devon or XTO to step out and prove up this deeper part of this play."
If you look at XTO's latest presentation map(sorry I can't post here) there is a part of NW Shelby County that they excluded from their Haynesville Shale map. Most of Shelby however is included in everyon's map that I have seen
My guess on XTO, is the blank is due to them not having any acreage in the NW part. The majority of XTO's (Hunt) acreage was in the southern part of the county with some additional legacy HBP stuff up around Joaquin.
i read in a report that xto already has a deep h-well in shelby county and plan to do a couple more by the end of the year. ive looked over t.r.c. website pretty good and cant find any horizontal activity by xto. i did find several horizontal wells near shelby and nach. county lines but these appear to be james lime. sure wish there was an offical list of names for the zones that everybody would have to go by. would cut down on confusion. has anybody heard of an xto deep horizontal that is already in production?
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