Barnett Exclusives

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No rest for weary workover contractors in the Barnett, Fayetteville and Haynesville shales. A couple contractors, who have been through several downturns, say this one is the worst they’ve seen.

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The activity increase in the Cotton Valley play, where higher bottomhole pressures are encouraging use of crosslink gels, has offset declines in the Barnett and Fayetteville shales.

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Demand for drilling services remains flat and at extremely low levels in dry gas basins, including the Haynesville, Barnett and Fayetteville. Horizontal work in the Fayetteville fell to zero briefly in August.

Barnett - Texas Drilling Permits Trends

7 Day Trend6 (0)
30 Day Trend32 (+14)
1 Year Trend727 (-1036)
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Barnett Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Devon Energy 620,000
EOG Resources 298,000
Chesapeake/Total 266,700
ExxonMobil 265,000
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