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Top Austin Chalk Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
ConocoPhillips 7 7 --- 3
EOG Resources, Inc. 7 8 -1 7
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- 1
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- 5
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- 2
Subscribe to See 4 3 +1 1
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- 1
Subscribe to See 3 2 +1 1
Subscribe to See 2 2 --- 2
Subscribe to See 2 2 --- 1


Top Austin Chalk County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Q4-2016
KARNES 15 17 -2 16
LA SALLE 10 8 +2 12
Subscribe to See 7 7 --- 5
Subscribe to See 6 6 --- 6
Subscribe to See 5 4 +1 2


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)
Sanchez Energy Corp    108
ConocoPhillips    98
Marathon Oil Corp    88
   80
   44
   43
   43
   39

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Dec 2017)


Austin Chalk - Drilling Permits ( November 18, 2017 - December 18, 2017)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
BURLINGTON RESOURCES O & G CO LP
11-19-2017 De Witt P. Crain Unit A 7 Oil & Gas Horizontal De Witt (eagle Ford Shale) Drilling-completed

  Austin Chalk - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Austin Chalk - Well Completion Trend


Completions By
Company
2017(YTD)
Count
EOG Resources, Inc. 181
Marathon Oil Corp 146
Sanchez Energy Corp 85
79
79
Completions By
County
2017(YTD)
Count
Karnes 336
La salle 237
Dimmit 203
88
78

 Austin Chalk Rig Data : December 18, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - December 18, 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. Additionally, they are finding other oil & natural gas rich zones, such as the Eagle Ford Shale.

Austin Chalk lies above…


  Austin Chalk Transactions By Quarter ($MM)