‘Ooh that smell …’

Maybe the lyrics to the Lynard Skynard song are too graphic and laced with drug references, but on Monday that is what was going through my head as most of us here at the Pleasanton Express office dealt with a horrible odor. “Oooh that smell, can’t you smell that smell?” Click here to login or to subscribe to the Pleasanton […]

Abraxas Petroleum drilling Austin Chalk horizontally south of Pleasanton

With the price of oil down and a whole lot of data retained from Eagle Forddrilling, “where do you go to from here?” How about doing a horizontal well into the previously “main standby”, the “well-known Austin Chalk”. Many wells have been drilled in the Austin Chalk, some of the earliest ones in the 1920s. Initially, the Austin Chalk reservoir was only drilled vertically. […]