I drove the area and did not see a rig. The Scorpions rig road is there but the gate is closed and I'm certain there was no rig. I did not see a rig anywhere in that area except Encana's A-43 #2. Where did you see a rig?
There is a rig drilling on the EOG-McKinney #1H nearly 3 miles east and Exco is moving a rig on the Wood SU #1H a little over a mile north of Butler Rooney. Nothing reported on the Scorpions DU #1H but that doesn't prove there is no rig there...
The Butler Rooney is holding up nicely. Currently producing over 8 mmcf per day (8.8 if I recall) after IP of 10 mmcf in October 2010. 16/64ths choke I think. It appears choking back wells to smooth out the decline curve is working.
As exciting as this is, we know that we have a responsibility to do this thing correctly. After all, we want the farm to remain a place where the family can gather for another 80 years and beyond. This site was born out of these desires. Before we started this site, googling "shale' brought up little information. Certainly nothing that was useful as we negotiated a lease. Read More