Haynesville 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.

Haynesville - Texas Drilling Permits Trends

7 Day Trend4 (-4)
30 Day Trend24 (0)
1 Year Trend329 (-154)
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Haynesville Gross Acreage

Company Net Acreage
Chesapeake 725,400
Encana 525,000
BHP Billiton 388,000
ExxonMobil 340,000
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