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Heath tight oil unconventional concept play

Heath tight oil unconventional concept play

Report summary

Located in central Montana, the Heath shale has sourced 130 million barrels of oil for the conventional Tyler sandstone.  The Heath lies at a relatively shallow depths of 1,433 to 1,677 metres (4,700 to 5,500 feet).  Its thickness ranges from 61 to 91 metres (200 – 300 feet).  Exploration of the formation originally began in 2007 when Central Montana Resources acquired nearly 500,000 acres. The Heath is a conceptual exploration play.  Less than 20 horizontal wells have been drilled and...

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • The Opportunity
  • Geology
  • Location maps
  • Operations
  • Key companies

In this report there are 4 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Geology
    • Geology: Table 1
    • Geology: Table 2
  • Location maps
    • Heath map - The play is found at shallower depths than the Bakken and Three-Forks
  • Operations
  • Key companies
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