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Top Austin Chalk Operators By Rig Count/Locations

Operator Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
EOG Resources, Inc. 10 10 --- +1
Sanchez Energy Corp 6 6 --- -2
Subscribe to See 6 6 --- +1
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- +1
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- +1
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- +2
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- -4
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- ---
Subscribe to See 2 1 +1 +1
Subscribe to See 2 1 +1 +1


Top Austin Chalk County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
KARNES 18 18 --- -5
DIMMIT 10 12 -2 -3
Subscribe to See 9 8 +1 -1
Subscribe to See 6 7 -1 +1
Subscribe to See 4 3 +1 +4


Disclosed Austin Chalk 2018 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Wildhorse Resource Development Wells Completed in 2018

 Austin Chalk Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2018(YTD)
ConocoPhillips    11
Geosouthern Energy    10
Enervest Ltd.    7
   6
   6
   5
   4
   3

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - Jun 2018)


Austin Chalk - Drilling Permits ( May 24, 2018 - June 23, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
WildHorse Resource Development
06-14-2018 Washington Seilheimer 1h Gas new (horizontal well) Giddings ( Austin Chalk Gas ) Undrilled
06-14-2018 Washington Thorpe 1h Gas new (horizontal well) Giddings ( Austin Chalk Gas ) Undrilled
06-14-2018 Washington Draeger 1h Gas new (horizontal well) Giddings ( Austin Chalk Gas ) Undrilled
Enervest Ltd.
06-14-2018 Karnes Crowder Unit 102h Oil new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
Encana Corp
06-14-2018 Karnes Burda Collins Unit 26h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
06-14-2018 Karnes Burda Collins Unit 24h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
06-14-2018 Dimmit Ferguson-mcknight 6311h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Lorenzo ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
06-02-2018 Maverick Comanche 4103h Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Lorenzo ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
06-14-2018 De Witt Seidel Unit A 701 Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled
06-02-2018 Live Oak Pogue Unit A 701dc Oil & Gas new (horizontal well) Sugarkane ( Austin Chalk ) Undrilled

  Austin Chalk - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2018 YTD)


 Austin Chalk Rig Data : June 23, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - June 23, 2018

 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)