"The chalk doesn't need to be fracked because it has natural fractures. I am no geologist but I think they would agree that it is too soft and that a frack job would mess up the formation. Technology is…"
"Thanks for your response, in our area there is now some talk about Fracking the Austin Chalk. We had some wells on our place that were drilled in 1968 and plugged in about 2000 and produced quite for a long time. The were at about 6800…"
I think you are over looking the Austin Chalk, and the Escondido in South Texas. There are still a lot of those wells in Atascosa County. Supposedly the production companies are anxious t find Austin Chalk because the Eagle Ford is below it, and hopefully the Pearsall.See More
All things about Austin Chalk in Louisiana: Horizontal drilling, improved seismic testing, and liner casing are offering hope for the deep minerals in the Austin Chalk which runs from Austin, Texas through parts of Louisiana to Biloxi Mississippi.See More
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