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Southeastern Scout
PLS publishes local exploration news and drilling insights on a regional basis through reports like the Southeastern Scout. Previously known as the Southeastern Oil Review and published since 1926, this unique report has a loyal following of explorationists, operators, drillers, landmen and landowners in South Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

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SES - Hess to tie back Esox to Tubular Bells after making oil discovery - October 31, 2019
Hess made an oil discovery in Mississippi Canyon bock 726 in the Gulf of Mexico. The Esox-1 exploration well was drilled in 4,609 ft of water by Diamond Offshore’s Ocean BlackRhino drillship and encountered 191 ft of net pay in high quality oil-bearing Miocene reservoirs. Hess plans to develop it as a tieback to the Tubular Bells platform, which lies 6 miles to the west. “We are delighted with the success of the Esox well, which demonstrates the value of our infrastructure-led exploration...
Oct 31, 2019
SES - LLOG moves forward with HPHT Shenandoah development - October 31, 2019
LLOG Exploration has taken a step toward developing and bringing online its operated Shenandoah project in the Gulf of Mexico. The company awarded TechnipFMC a subsea tree order, the first material equipment order for the project and the first of its kind for subsea trees designed for pressures up to 20,000 psi. LLOG is targeting a final investment decision for Shenandoah in 1H20, according to partner Navitas Petroleum. Shenandoah is located in Walker Ridge blocks 51, 52 and 53, 200...
Oct 31, 2019
SES - Treadstone Energy Highlights - October 31, 2019
In Burleson County, Texas, Treadstone Energy completed the Beluga Unit #2HE with a 10,183-ft effective lateral in 64 stages using 37.3 MMlb of proppant. During a 24- hour test, the well produced 1,386 boe/d (95% oil), or 136 boe/d per 1,000 lateral ft, from the Eagle Ford on a 1-inch choke at 249 psi FTP. This is a strong result for the company in Burleson County and ranks among the indsutry’s top 10 horizontal IP24s in the county. Treadstone has reported four completions in Burleson County to...
Oct 31, 2019
SES - Chesapeake Energy Highlights - October 31, 2019
Chesapeake Energy recently reported its best two Brazos Valleyarea oil completions since it took over the assets from WildHorse Resource Development early this year, according to state data. In Burleson County, Texas, the Beach #1H was completed in Q2 with a 11,884-ft effective lateral using a monster proppant load of 43 MMlb. On test, the well produced a 24-hour IP of 1,189 boe/d (97% oil), or 100 boe/d per 1,000 lateral ft, from the Eagle Ford on a 24/64-inch choke at 926 psi FTP. In Brazos...
Oct 31, 2019
SES - W&T Offshore Highlights - October 31, 2019
In the Gulf of Mexico’s East Cameron block 321, operator W&T Offshore’s operated B-8 S/T well encountered better-than-expected net vertical pay of 84 ft. The well will be brought online in late Q4. The company also brought online the Gladden Deep discovery in Mississippi Canyon, which is now flowing at a gross production rate of 4,600 boe/d (89%...
Oct 31, 2019
SES - Byron Energy’s Cutthroat well encounters more hydrocarbons - October 10, 2019
Byron Energy finished drilling its SM58 011 BP01 exploration well targeting the Cutthroat prospect in the South Marsh 58 block on the Gulf of Mexico shelf, 100 km offshore Louisiana. The well reached a final depth of 11,179 ft, but poor hole conditions required the company to stop drilling before it fully penetrated the Lower O Sands section it was seeking to test. The Lower O Sands are about twothirds the thickness of the Upper O Sands where Byron encountered 271 ft of net pay in early...
Oct 10, 2019
SES - Hurricane Barry dragged US crude oil output down in July - October 10, 2019
According to the EIA, Hurricane Barry caused oil production in the Gulf of Mexico to fall by 332,000 bo/d in July. The hurricane led to the evacuation of 283 offshore platforms, or 42% of the regional total, according to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. The BSEE estimated that about 70% of Gulf of Mexico crude oil production was shut in at the peak of the disruption as a result of the evacuation. Historically, the largest declines in monthly US oil production are the...
Oct 10, 2019
SES - Regional Highlights - October 10, 2019
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to offer 78 million acres for lease in March. The sale would include all available unleased areas in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico that are not subject to congressional moratorium. Lease Sale 254 will include 14,585 unleased blocks located 3 to 231 miles offshore in 9 ft to more than 11,115 ft of...
Oct 10, 2019
SES - GulfSlope Energy Highlights - October 10, 2019
The BOEM granted GulfSlope Energy approval for a suspensionof-production designation for its Lease OCS-G 35193 on the Vermilion 375 block. The SOP provides GulfSlope with additional time to complete the necessary steps to develop a previous discovery of hydrocarbons on VR375. The SOP is subject to GulfSlope meeting certain milestones as mutually determined by the company and the BOEM. The company now plans to spud a well on the block by the end of the year and could have production online by...
Oct 10, 2019
SES - LLOG Exploration Highlights - October 10, 2019
LLOG Exploration finished drilling an appraisal well at the Leon discovery on Keathley Canyon Block 686 with the drillship Seadrill West Neptune. The company received its permit to drill the well on June 5. After coring and logging operations, LLOG has temporarily abandoned the Leon...
Oct 10, 2019

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