Cline Shale Area Map
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Cline shale area map. The cline shale is a shale section between the strawn and also canyon sand. That shale interval below canyon and really if you look at the entire section here and there is a shale interval in both places. Centurion a wholly owned subsidiary of occidental. The cline shale in texas is one of the hottest new shale plays in the usa.
Cline shale pipeline system irion county texas to colorado city texas crude oil pipeline notice of binding open season background centurion pipeline lp. The play area runs roughly 140 miles north south and about 70 miles wide through howard glasscock reagan and sterling counties. The cline shale oil play lying at roughly 9250 feet below the surface along the eastern flank of the midland basin could possibly be a key component for energy independence for the us. Permian cline shale.
Starting at the wolfcamp a bench down to the bottom wolfcamp c bench the rock has less carbonates. The midland basin wolfcamp cline shale horizontal oil play is one of the hottest in the us right now. The cline shale formation is one of the newest natural gas discoveries in north america. However it is still in an early phase of development compared to these.
When we drill through our vertical wells through those sections we have same shales in both areas in. The pennsylvanian age play which is largely targeted for its oil and natural gas liquids ngl potential is found between 9000 9500 feet and is 200 350 feet thick. It has been discovered near the lower wolfcamp shale in the permian basin of west texas. Usgs maps of the continuous oil locations of wolfcamp shale within the permian basin.
Cline shale about the cline shale the cline shale also known as the lower wolfcamp lies over a very large area on the eastern shelf of the permian basin. Lately industry buzz has touted the potential of the wolfcampcline to be bigger than the eagle ford and bakken combined. The cline is a localized name for the pennsylvanian aged shale that some recognize as the d bench of the permian aged wolfcamp. Devon energy nysedvn is suggesting its a huge play pervasive over a very large area on the eastern shelf of the.