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Tuscaloosa Marine Shale tight oil unconventional play


Tuscaloosa Marine Shale tight oil unconventional play

Report summary

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) is an emerging tight oil resource play located along Mississippi's southern border with Louisiana.  The Cretaceous-aged play is the stratigraphic equivalent to the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, although the mineralogy differs considerably.  Specifically, the TMS is higher in silica and clay than the Eagle Ford Shale.  It is viewed as the source rock for the prolific Tuscaloosa Sands and certain parts of the overlying Austin Chalk Formation. Industry...

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Description

Production from unconventional oil and gas resources has had an enormous impact on North America’s recovery from economic recession. The success there has led to a shift in the upstream oil and gas industry. Other countries are investing in the industry in the hope they will reap similar benefits for their economies.

This Upstream Oil and Gas Unconventional Play report provides a detailed analysis of geology, reserves, production and commercial issues, including cost of supply, access and fiscal terms.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use this unconventional play report to get a better understanding of critical issues with this play.

With more than 120 analysts covering 190 proven and emerging unconventional plays, Wood Mackenzie is ideally placed to offer detailed analysis on over 98% of global unconventional volumes. Our analysts produce forward-looking analysis, backed by our robust proprietary database of trusted research. Proprietary data means a superior level of analysis that is simply not available anywhere else.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Commercialisation overview
    • Update messages
    • What to watch
  • Location maps
  • Timeline
    • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale timeline
  • Geology
    • Central Louisiana
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Gas market
    • Liquids market
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Environment/regulation
    • Land access/permitting
      • Terrain
      • Permitting
      • Acreage acquisition
      • Fiscal terms
  • Operations
    • Supply chain
      • Drilling
      • Completion
    • Water procurement/disposal
    • Technology
  • Key companies
  • Economic assumptions
  • Economic analysis

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
    • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale map
    • Location maps: Image 2
  • Timeline
  • Geology
    • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale geological characteristics
  • Reserves and resources
    • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale resource/reserves build-up
    • Resource/reserve assumptions
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
  • Fiscal and regulatory
  • Operations
  • Key companies
    • Position of key companies
  • Economic assumptions
    • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Economic analysis
    • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale economics
    • Type well annual production
    • Type well cash flow
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