John Browning, Scott W. Tinker, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Gürcan Gülen, Eric Potter, Qilong Fu, Susan Horvath, Tad Patzek, Frank Male, William Fisher, Forrest Roberts University of Texas
Ken Medlock III
A comprehensive study of the reserve and production potential of the Barnett shale integrates engineering, geology, and economics into a numerical model that allows for scenario testing based on several technical and economic parameters. The study was conducted by the Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) at the University of Texas at Austin and funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
In its base case, the study forecasts a cumulative 45 tcf of economically recoverab...