Bossier gas activity paces East Texas operations

Click here to enlarge imageOperators plan to turn up the heat this year on Cretaceous and Jurassic exploration and development drilling in the East Texas basin.Rig counts in recent weeks show almost 100 rotaries operating in Texas Railroad Commission Dists. 5 and 6 compared with about 60 a year ago. The districts cover all counties from Sabine and Bowie along the Louisiana line to the Fort Worth area and Bosque County on the west.One operator, Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Houston, said it has 27 rigs drilling for the Jurassic Bossier sands in East Texas and six drilling a similar type play in Jackson Parish, La.Seven wildcats Anadarko drilled last year in Freestone and Robertson counties e...

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