Arkansas Fayetteville gas production rising, two deeper shales explored

11/06/2006
Gross production from Southwestern Energy Co.’s wells in the eastern Arkoma basin Fayetteville shale play has grown to 70 MMcfd and looks to attain 100 MMcfd by the end of 2006, the company said.The Houston operator is obtaining better frac results and adding capital spending, rigs, and completion crews in the play, which it extended 6 miles northeast in the third quarter and 20 miles to the east into White County in the second quarter.The company expects to have effectively tested a substantial portion of its Fayetteville shale acreage by the end of 2006, and it is drilling and completing its first wells in the deeper Moorefield and Chattanooga shales. Southwestern holds 887,000 ne...
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