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Mississippi Lime tight oil unconventional play

Mississippi Lime tight oil unconventional play

Report summary

The Mississippi Lime is an oil play being developed in northern Oklahoma and central and northwest Kansas.  While targeted vertically for decades, the Mississippian-age limestone garnered renewed attention when operators applied horizontal drilling technology and multi-stage fracturing to the low-cost, oil-rich play.  Variable geology and inconsistent well performance, however, have dampened initial excitement and led to a redefining of the play's core areas.  Although still enormous in...

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Mississippi Lime rig count by state
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
    • Mississippi Lime timeline
  • Geology
    • Geochemistry
  • Reserves and resources
    • Resource upside potential
  • Production
    • Liquids market
    • Gas market
  • Infrastructure
    • Proposed gathering, processing and refining systems
    • Saltwater disposal facilities
    • Three-phase power
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
      • Mineral ownership
      • Pooling of drilling units
      • Terrain
      • Acreage acquisition
    • Fiscal terms
  • Operations
    • Supply chain
      • Drilling rigs and crews
      • Trucking services for oil
      • Well completions
    • Water procurement / disposal
      • Water supply
      • Water disposal
    • Technology
      • Electrical submersible pumps
      • Rotary steerable drilling
  • Key companies
    • Independents
    • International oil companies
    • Smaller and private operators
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis
    • Mississippi Lime economic metrics
    • Mississippi Lime type well annual production
    • Mississippi Lime type well cash flow

In this report there are 12 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
    • Summary and key issues: Image 1
  • Location maps
    • Mississippi Lime - Operators are experiencing higher EUR's in the original Oklahoma Mississippian
    • Mississippi Lime Map - Sandridge drives increased development outside of the Nemaha Ridge
  • Timeline
  • Geology
    • Mississippi Lime geological characteristics
  • Reserves and resources
    • Mississippi Lime resource/reserves build-up
    • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Operations
  • Key companies
    • Position of Key Companies
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis
    • Economic analysis: Table 1
    • Economic analysis: Image 1
    • Economic analysis: Image 2
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