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Natchez, MS Gas Well Could Be “Extremely Big”

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 27, 2010

A Mainland Resources gas well in Jefferson County has huge potential, company says:

A drill tip aimed 22,000 feet below the surface in Jefferson County would have undeniable effects in the Miss-Lou if it finds what its operators are after. Mainland Resources of The Woodlands, Texas, started drilling last week at the site of a former Chevron gas well near Rodney Island. The site is a part of the Haynesville Shale, a natural gas field responsible for booming business in the Shreveport, La., area. President Mike Newport is hopeful the vertical test drill will be complete in five to six months, but he’s not yet ready to predict exactly how much gas his company may find. “I’d hate to say,” he said. “It could be extremely big. It has a lot of potential.”

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