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Oil & Gas Bankruptcy Tracker : UPDATED

More than 65 e&p companies so far have filed chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The tracker now includes companies on the brink.

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Top  Operators ( Jan 1, 2016 - May 04, 2016)

Rabb Contracting Company Llc ( 3 )   

Bay Petroleum Corp ( 3 )   

Wilcox Petroleum Operating Llc ( 1 )   

Sklar Exploration Company, Llc ( 1 )   

 Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2016)

Drilling Permits ( April 04, 2016 - May 04, 2016)
Date Approved Company county Lease Well# Well type Field/Zone
04-16-2016 Rabb Contracting Company Llc Concordia W H Hodges 11 1 Point Breeze, North
04-14-2016 Bay Petroleum Corp Concordia Weeks 001 Ballina
04-14-2016 Rabb Contracting Company Llc Concordia Peabody Eb 001 Black Hawk
04-14-2016 Rabb Contracting Company Llc Concordia W H Hodges 11 001 Point Breeze, North
04-07-2016 Bay Petroleum Corp Concordia Roseland Pltn 2009 014 Roseland
04-07-2016 Bay Petroleum Corp Concordia Roseland Pltn 2009 013 Roseland

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Overview

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, a 2.7 million acre emerging horizontal oil play with vast quantities of oil contained in this powerful Cretaceous-age source rock, created quite a stir in the industry two and a half years ago when Devon, one of the early entrants in the play, announced a significant acreage position and plan to drill several horizontal wells.

Since then, over half a billion dollars has been spent by E&P companies on leasing, geo-science and…

 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Map

Latest Midstream Projects
Project Name Completion date Capacity (MBOPD)
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  Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) - Mergers & Acquisitions

Announce DateHeadlineBuyerSellerValue $MMType
12/01/2015 Aresco LP Acquires Interest in Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Position --- Farm-In
05/13/2014 Amelia Resources Sells Off Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Acreage --- Acreage
11/14/2013 Comstock Acquires Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Acreage $55 Acreage
11/06/2013 Gulf Coast Adds Louisiana Acreage, Commences Seismic Survey --- Acreage
08/08/2013 Sanchez to Dive into Tuscaloosa Marine Shale $78 Asset
07/22/2013 Goodrich Bolts On Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Acreage $24 Asset
01/03/2012 Sinopec Partners With Devon Energy On Multiple Unconventional Plays $2,200 JV
06/13/2011 Goodrich Petroleum Acquires Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Oil Acreage $13 Asset
04/02/2009 Hyperdynamics Sells Northeast Louisiana Property Interest to Rabb Resources $3 Property
03/01/2007 Goodrich Petroleum Acquires Louisiana Assets From Hillcorp Energy $100 Property
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Strats, Maps, Type Logs and More
Tuscaloosa Marine Well Results
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Type Log
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Stratigraphic Section
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Map
The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Play in Southwest Mississippi