Multiple pays aid East Texas Deep Bossier gas play

Multiple gas pay zones are easing the economics for operators in a growing gas play in the Deep Bossier formation in southern East Texas.Early drilling has established Deep Bossier gas productivity along a 7-mile trend on 50,000 gross acres in Leon and Robertson counties held by Gastar Exploration Ltd., Houston. Burlington Resources Inc., Houston, is working the Deep Bossier in the Savell field area to the west in Robertson County (OGJ Online, May 11, 2005).Wells drilled since October 2004 by Gastar and affiliates Geostar Corp. and First Texas Gas LP have encountered gas pay in several deep Jurassic Bossier intervals, and more recent wells have found net pay in shallower Cretaceous Travis...

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