Goodrich Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: GDP) detailed the current operations of well projects in the Tuscaloosa Marine shale Dec. 26. In the Amite County, Miss., and St. Helena Parish, La., projects, two wells are producing on more than 300,000 net acres. Pending drilling results, more wells are planned, the company said.
The Huff 18-7H-1 well, in Amite County, Miss., was fracture stimulated with 17 stages but needs to be cleared of fracturing debris stuck 500 feet into the lateral, the company said. Additionally, the lateral on the CMR 8-5H-1 well, also in the county, is being run with intermediate casing before it is drilled, the company said.
In St. Helena Parish, La., the Weyerhaeuser 51-1H-1 well is near total depth (TD), the company said. The well will be completed in January, the company added.
A third rig is scheduled to begin production in 1Q 2014, Goodrich said, adding that overall, up to five new rigs could be producing on the project areas by year end 2014.
Goodrich Petroleum is an independent oil and gas E&P company based in Houston. Most of its assets are in Louisiana and Texas.