Pioneer speeds up South Texas Edwards reef gas play

03/20/2006
Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Dallas, is building activity in the Cretaceous Edwards limestone gas trend south and east of San Antonio with a $115 million capital budget in the South Texas resource play in 2006.Without disclosing details, the company said it recently drilled two successful wells in the trend that tested prospects analogous to Pioneer’s Pawnee field in Bee and Live Oak counties. Initial potential was 2.5 MMcfd at both before stimulation. The company also reported a recent Wilcox discovery in Pawnee field.Pawnee field, discovered in 1961, is producing 50 MMcfd of dry gas (14 MMcfd net to Pioneer). Cumulative production is 184 bcf, and estimated ultimate recovery is 3...
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