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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. 12 14 -2 +3
Sanchez Energy Corp 6 6 --- -1
Subscribe to See 6 6 --- +1
Subscribe to See 5 5 --- +1
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Subscribe to See 4 4 --- +3
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- -4
Subscribe to See 3 3 --- +1
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Top Austin Chalk County By Rig Count/Locations

County Current Week Previous Week Change Change From Last Year
KARNES 20 20 --- -3
DIMMIT 14 13 +1 ---
Subscribe to See 11 12 -1 -1
Subscribe to See 8 9 -1 +2
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Disclosed Austin Chalk 2018 Budgets & Drilling Plans


Wildhorse Resource Development Wells Completed in 2018

 Austin Chalk Top Operators
(Undrilled-Permits)
Company    2018(YTD)
EOG Resources, Inc.    61
ConocoPhillips    59
Sanchez Energy Corp    57
   30
   29
   24
   19
   18

   Drilling Permits Trends ( Jan 2015 - May 2018)


Austin Chalk - Drilling Permits ( April 22, 2018 - May 22, 2018)
Date Approved county Well Name Well type Well Bore Type Field/Zone Well Status
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
05-22-2018 De Witt Edgar Smith 01 08h Gas new (horizontal well) De Witt ( Eagle Ford Shale ) Undrilled
05-18-2018 De Witt Edward Roeder 03 09h Gas new (horizontal well) De Witt ( Eagle Ford Shale ) Undrilled
Northland Petroleum Inc
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 11 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 12 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 13 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 14 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 15 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 16 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 17 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
05-16-2018 Milam Santa Ann 1 18 Oil & Gas new (vertical well) Mineva-rockdale ( ) Undrilled
Endeavor Natural Gas, LP

  Austin Chalk - Drilling Activity (2016 - 2018 YTD)


 Austin Chalk Rig Data : May 22, 2018


Drilling Trends from May 4, 2011 - May 22, 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)