The Gulf Coast region encompasses the majority of central and southeast Texas, Louisiana, south Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and northwest Florida. Together these areas encompass the five main basins in the Gulf Coast Service: Fort Worth, Gulf Coast, ArkLaTex, Black Warrior, and Mississippi Salt Dome.The region is home to three of the most prolific and important shale plays in the US Lower 48: the Barnett Shale, the Haynesville Shale, and the Eagle Ford Shale. The Barnett Shale, the ...
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Country report | Mar 2014
US Gulf Coast upstream summary
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