Thursday, January 6, 2011

Red River Parish, LA: Bossier Shale Update

By Andrea:

Forest Oil Corp. (FST) drilled and completed three wells in the third quarter of 2010. In order to optimize recovery from Haynesville / Bossier Shale wells, Forest has adopted a restricted flow rate production program. With this operating strategy, initial production rates from the last three wells were curtailed at 11 to 13 MMcfe/d. Results have shown that cumulative production from the restricted-rate wells has exceeded the cumulative production from comparable unrestricted wells after approximately 90 days. Further, early indications support expectations that estimated ultimate recoveries for restricted-rate wells should exceed recoveries for less restricted wells.

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