Additional pipeline service is needed because of increased production from the Woodford Shale as well as new capacity required from the emerging Springer Shale.

Organic entry is impossible now, but private operators have positions they might sell.

‘The stacked nature of these plays will provide numerous advantages to future play development and competitiveness,’ VP Hutchings said.

Woodford Resources

Company Net Acreage
Newfield Exploration 160,000
ExxonMobil 115,000
BP 90,000
SM Energy 76,872
All Top Acreage Holders
Company Net Acreage
Continental Resources 629,432
ExxonMobil 280,000
Devon Energy 280,000
Newfield Exploration 275,000
All Top Acreage Holders