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Land owners in Mississippi are seeking public access to CO2 pipelines controlled by Denbury. The two pipelines supplying oil fields in the state are 50% utilized and land owners believe shared use could create additional value for themselves and the state. The pipelines were built employing eminent domain, but there is only one owner and […]

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Devon – Sinopec JV Across 5 New Oil & Gas Plays Agreed

by Kenneth E. DuBose on January 4, 2012

Devon Energy and Sinopec (China) have inked a joint-venture (JV) deal worth $2.2 billion for a 1/3 interest in Devon’s acreage across five new venture plays. Devon is selling an interest in 1.2 million net acres for a little more than $5,000 per acre across several emerging plays: Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Niobrara Shale Mississippian Ohio’s […]

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Operators are beginning to disclose more on the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. You can read more and discuss your lease rates and drilling activity at Mineral Rights Forum’s Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Group. Denbury Resoureces didn’t give us too much guidance, but did announce that Encana is their new partner in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. Well, the […]

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Devon Energy Targets Oil and Liquids-rich Gas Acreage

by Kenneth E. DuBose on August 3, 2011

Devon Energy plans to begin exploration and delineation of its liquids-rich gas and oil acreage across several emerging shale plays in 2011. The company has assembled over one million acres across several booming plays that stretch from Louisiana all the way to Colorado and Michigan. Investors and mineral owners alike will be waiting to hear […]

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The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is attracting oil & gas investment to Central Louisiana and Mississippi. We’re experiencing the initially leasing phase across the play and we won’t really know the value of Tuscaloosa Marine Shale acreage until several wells have been drilled. Either way, keep your eyes open for wells results and the companies that […]

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Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Picking Up in LA and MS

by Kenneth E. DuBose on July 3, 2011

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is still unproven, but several companies have expanded into the play.  Devon Energy has a test well planned that should shed a little light on where this is going.  Well results should be released by the end of the year.  Leasing rates and bonuses haven’t risen as high as other hot […]

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