2009 Arkoma Basin Playbook
A treasure trove of trillions of cubic feet of natural gas lies within western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma's Fayetteville, Woodford and Caney shales. Operators are busy honing sophisticated horizontal drilling and completion technologies to extract this wealth from the Arkoma Basin's rich, black shales.
The Arkoma Basin Playbook address the play everyone is talking about and delivers answers to essential questions on reservoir, active operators, economics, key technologies, and infrastructure issues. Includes a wall-sized, full color map highlighting fields, drilling activity, and significant wells.
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The Arkoma Shales
The Fayetteville and Woodford shale gas plays in north central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma and delivering solid volumes of gas to the nation's market.
Investment dollars continue to pour into the Fayetteville and Woodford shales, but can valuation metrics keep pace with the high bat set by recent deals.
Key Players: Arkoma Basin Players Test Technology
Educated drilling and completions take gas shales to new heights.
Technology Rules Arkoma Successes
Operators build vast knowledge bases, then apply the right technical solutions to maximize productivity.
Arkoma Basin Activity Spurs Pipeline Expansion
Operators are working to insure that transportation capacity is available for growing oil and gas production.
The Economics of the Arkoma Shales
Lean times will not last forever.
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