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   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jun 2017)


  Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2017 YTD)


 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) - Well Completion Trend


 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Map

 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Rig Data : June 24, 2017


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - June 24, 2017

 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Overview



The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is a 2.7 million acre emerging horizontal oil play with vast quantities of oil contained in this powerful Cretaceous-age source rock. It 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 a 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 the drilling of over twenty horizontal tests. The…


  Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) Transactions By Quarter ($MM)