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Shale Plays

Below you’ll find articles related to the various natural gas shale plays by state. The articles include information on operators, production, and active counties within the shale plays.  Information presented on these Shale Play pages comes from various sources including Operator’s public websites, State Oil and Gas Regulatory Bodies, the Energy Information Administration, and proprietary industry knowledge.

  • Bakken Shale Montana

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Bakken Shale in Montana. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in MT.

  • Bakken Shale North Dakota

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Bakken Shale in North Dakota. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in ND.

  • Barnett Shale Texas

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Barnett Shale in Texas. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in TX.

  • Bossier Shale

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Bossier Shale. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in TX.

  • Eagle Ford Shale

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties within the Eagle Ford Shale. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in TX.

  • Fayetteville Shale Arkansas

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties within the Fayetteville Shale of Arkansas. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in AR.

  • Haynesville Shale Louisiana

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties within the Haynesville Shale of Louisiana. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in LA.

  • Haynesville Shale Texas

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Haynesville Shale of Texas. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in TX.

  • Huron Shale

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Huron Shale. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in WV & KY.

  • Marcellus Shale Maryland

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Marcellus Shale of Maryland. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in MD.

  • Marcellus Shale New Jersey

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Marcellus Shale of New Jersey. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in NJ.

  • Marcellus Shale New York

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Marcellus Shale of New York. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in NY.

  • Marcellus Shale Ohio

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Marcellus Shale of Ohio. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in OH.

  • Marcellus Shale Pennsylvania

    Short article on the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania describing the formation, location & counties. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in PA.

  • Marcellus Shale West Virginia

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Marcellus Shale of West Virginia. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in WV.

  • Niobrara Shale Colorado and Wyoming

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Niobrara Shale in Colorado and Wyoming. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in CO and WY.

  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Louisiana

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Louisiana. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in LA.

  • Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Mississippi

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties of the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Mississippi. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners in MS.

  • Utica Shale

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Utica Shale. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners.

  • Utica Shale New York

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Utica Shale in New York. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners.

  • Utica Shale Ohio

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Utica Shale in Ohio. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners.

  • Woodford Shale

    Short article describing the formation, location & counties in the Woodford Shale. Written for oil & gas mineral rights and royalty owners.