Barnett Shale

Barnett Shale
Barnett Overview: The Barnett Shale is considered to be the "granddaddy" of all U.S. shale plays, as it was the formation in which Mitchell Energy & Development first successfully implemented the technology necessary to unlock shale gas in the early 1990s. Read More

Barnett Counties: TX: Bosque, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Erath Read More

Barnett Pipelines (natural gas): Atmos Pipeline, Crosstex North Texas Pipeline, Energy Transfer, Enterprise Products, Gulf Crossing, NGPL, OkTex Pipeline, Tolar Hub Read More

Barnett Net Acreage Table: A table detailing the net acreage owned by various companies in the Barnett shale. View Table

ARTICLES

Texas Petro Index Up Again in January

The Texas Petro Index (TPI), a barometer of oil/natural gas upstream industry health in the Lone Star state, charted its second consecutive increase in January, a sign that growth and recovery have begun.

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Unitization Bill Introduced in Texas

A Texas state lawmaker has filed a bill that would "update" the Lone Star State's unitization procedures -- what some call forced pooling -- and bring them in line with those in other top oil-producing states. Read More

CHARTS & GRAPHS

Barnett Shale Gallery

A gallery of all of the images related to the Barnett shale.