Lower Gulf Coastal exploration gets three-pronged focus

Partners in the Padre Island Joint Venture have restructured the project by prospect depths in an effort to reinvigorate drilling opportunities in three depth ranges.The project involves acreage along the Texas Gulf Coast mainly in Kleberg and Kenedy counties from just south of Corpus Christi to near the Kenedy-Willacy county line.The participants believe the area has large gas potential. More partners are being sought to spread out the working interests.Meanwhile, a branch of the Sierra Club said drilling should not be permitted in Padre Island National Seashore and that it will work to organize support for a federal buyout of mineral rights under the park. Click here to enlarge imageTh...

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