By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 25 -- EXCO Resources Inc., Dallas, completed its first Haynesville shale horizontal well in northwest Louisiana in December 2008.
The Oden 30H-6 in DeSoto Parish flowed at an initial rate of 22.9 MMcfd of gas and produced 1 bcf in its first 64 days on production. It was making more than 12 MMcfd in late February. EXCO's interest is 100%.
EXCO spud its second and third operated horizontal wells late in the year. It has completed one of the two, the Lattin 24-4 in DeSoto, made an initial 24.2 MMcfd with 7,350 psi flowing pressure on a 26/64-in. choke. EXCO's interest is 92.8%.
The third well is in completion and should be on line in early March 2009.