No wakes zone lifted – anchors away!
Texas Brine fact-sheet (dated June 5) – “At locations where we have ORWs that are still flowing the data suggests a significant reduction in gas cap thickness of 50% or greater from the initial CPT readings”
♦ Gas Cap vs Cap Rock
GAS CAP RELATED –
Wed. – Just posted to the Methane page, in the section on ‘oil industry‘ this interesting doc about exploiting oil rim reservoirs. A few things added to that section with items sent in by a reader.
From p. 4 :
An inquiring reader sent this observation –
Questioning the whole berm thing:
The O & G people couldn’t care less about keeping the sinkhole confined, in my estimation, so what would be the rationale for the berms for their profit bottom line? The so-called berms keep falling in, anyway. Do they want that to happen, but why exactly? Could this explain it?? That sand and gravel creates a gas cap, which then compresses the gas and makes it easier to withdraw the hydrocarbons. Could that be why the gas cap discussion?
Fuel Fix – Deal may spur drilling in Mississippi, Louisiana
JACKSON, Miss. — A private equity firm will invest up to $400 million to support efforts by Houston-based Halcón Resources Corp to drill for oil on the 314,000 acres that Halcón has leased in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale of southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana. . .
All day Tuesday helicorders acting up –
And many had a short outage around noon. No idea what’s going on.
UPDATE: Quake Watch weighed in and said the jumpy lines (above) are cultural noise, not seismic event.
Meet ‘The Digger:’ How One Texas Mom Helps Others Find Answers About Quakes
Barbara Brown is known to some of her neighbors as “The Digger.” She earned that nickname after collecting thousands of documents about oil and gas drilling, shortly after she says a swarm of minor earthquakes damaged her dream home, and those of her neighbors in Reno and Azle. . .