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Top Austin Chalk Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
Devon Energy Corp 1 1 ---
Encana Corp 1 1 --- 2
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Top Austin Chalk County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
KARNES 4 4 --- 6


Disclosed Austin Chalk 2017 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Encana Corp Wells Plans to Drill in 2017
Abraxas Petroleum Corp. Wells Plan To Complete in 2017

 Austin Chalk Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2017(YTD)
Encana Corp    8
Enervest Ltd.    7
EOG Resources, Inc.    6
   4
   3
   2
   2
   2

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Apr 2017)


Austin Chalk - Drilling Permits ( March 30, 2017 - April 29, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Geosouthern Energy
04-20-2017 Fayette Charbula 1h Gas new (horizontal well) Giddings ( Austin Chalk Gas ) Well-undrilled
04-19-2017 Fayette Herbrich 1h Gas new (horizontal well) Giddings ( Austin Chalk Gas ) Well-undrilled
Sanchez Energy Corp
04-17-2017 Dimmit Briscoe Catarina South 22hy Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Lorenzo ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-11-2017 Dimmit Briscoe Catarina South 22hu Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Lorenzo ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
Enervest Ltd.
04-10-2017 Karnes Opiela 102h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-10-2017 Karnes Opiela 104h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-19-2017 Karnes Janysek-ecleto 108h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-05-2017 Karnes Janysek-ecleto Unit 107h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-02-2017 Karnes Fuji Unit 102h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled
04-02-2017 Karnes Fuji Unit 103h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Well-undrilled

  Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD) In The Austin Chalk


 Austin Chalk Wells Completed/Frac'd ( Jan - 2016 to Feb 2017)


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp 8
Chesapeake Energy Corp 6
EOG Resources, Inc. 6
3


Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Atascosa 9
Frio 8
Dimmit 6





 Austin Chalk Rig Data : April 29, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - April 29, 2017

 Austin Chalk Overview



The Austin Chalk is an upper Cretaceous geologic formation in the Gulf Coast region of the United States. It is named after type section outcrops near Austin, Texas. The formation is made up of chalk and marl.

The Austin Chalk is producing Natural Gas and Oil. Companies drilling the Austin Chalk are having huge success and are also finding other oil & natural gas rich zones such as the Eagle Ford Shale.

Austin Chalk lies above…


  Austin Chalk Transactions By Quarter ($MM)