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Tuscaloosa Marine Shale tight oil unconventional play

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19 January 2018

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...

Table of contents

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

Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale map
  • Location maps: Image 2
  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale geological characteristics
  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale resource/reserves build-up
  • Resource/reserve assumptions
  • Position of key companies
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1
  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale economics
  • Type well annual production
  • Type well cash flow

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