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Selma Chalk tight gas unconventional play

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Report summary

The Selma Chalk play is a tight gas play in the Mississippi Salt Dome (MSD) Basin.  Other basin targets include deeper, oil and gas bearing sands. The Selma Chalk is an Upper Cretaceous, highly fractured, grey marly chalk with extremely low permeability.  Initially considered to be primarily a reservoir seal, the Selma Gas pool has only produced from select areas to date. Production from the Selma Chalk is concentrated on the Eutaw and Tuscaloosa formations in four key fields; Baxterville,...

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Table of contents

  • Key facts
    • Commercialisation overview
    • Update messages
    • What to watch
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
    • Gas market
  • Infrastructure
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
    • Fiscal terms
    • Supply chain
    • Water procurement/disposal
    • Technology
  • Key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 10 images and tables including:


  • Selma Chalk map
  • Position of key companies
  • Type well annual production
  • Type well cash flow


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Selma Chalk geological characteristics
  • Selma Chalk reserves and resources build-up
  • Reserves assumptions
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis: Table 1

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