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The Latest Major Energy Discovery Could "Dwarf North Dakota" (Louisiana)
streetauthority.com ^ | January 29, 2013 | Chad Tracy

Posted on 03/10/2013 11:54:34 AM PDT by stinkerpot65

As the Cline is roughly 9,800 square miles in size, this works out to estimated reserves in excess of 30 billion barrels.

These reserves could easily eclipse the Bakken (4.3 billion barrels according to conservative government estimates) and the Eagle Ford (3 billion barrels).

(Excerpt) Read more at streetauthority.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: fracking; oil; oildiscovery; peak; shale; shalediscovery

1 posted on 03/10/2013 11:54:34 AM PDT by stinkerpot65
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To: stinkerpot65

The radical left winger Hussein 0bama will install as the head of the EPA, with the help of RINOs like Graham and McLame, will not allow us to tap this resource, so don’t get excited. Hussein wants to keep energy prices high so he can continue to subsidize companies like Solyendra and to keep subsidizing his muzzie bros in the mid-east.


2 posted on 03/10/2013 12:01:25 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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To: stinkerpot65

Hey Boss! De Cline! De Cline!


3 posted on 03/10/2013 12:03:22 PM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: stinkerpot65

The libs would rather starve in the dark than allow us to become energy independent.


4 posted on 03/10/2013 12:06:55 PM PDT by Spok
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To: The Sons of Liberty

If this field is not on federal land the US Govt has no control. The current North Dakota boom is entirely on either private or state land. I am sure that unlike Cuomo, Jindal will assign rights to this find as soon as practicable.


5 posted on 03/10/2013 12:08:56 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: The Sons of Liberty
$3 trillion bucks ~ I do believe the strength of the dollar is secure.

These initial reserve computations are usually only a small fraction of the amount inally recovered.

6 posted on 03/10/2013 12:09:37 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Whoo-Hoo! That kind of money could fund the federal government for a week!!


7 posted on 03/10/2013 12:12:51 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: stinkerpot65

I thought the Cline Shale play was going on in west Texas.
I am surprised to see you say it is in Louisiana.


8 posted on 03/10/2013 12:13:43 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Spok
The libs would rather starve in the dark than allow us to become energy independent.

Yes. Truly liberalism is a mental disorder.

9 posted on 03/10/2013 12:21:28 PM PDT by Digger
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To: Repeal The 17th

Cline in West Texas. Copied original title. I was not paying attention ...


10 posted on 03/10/2013 12:26:20 PM PDT by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: Digger

Liberalism is a satanic ideology under the guise of benevolence in thought, word and deed.


11 posted on 03/10/2013 12:31:20 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: xkaydet65
If this field is not on federal land the US Govt has no control.

Presidential note to Congress: Seize more lands to declare as National Monuments.

12 posted on 03/10/2013 12:32:23 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: stinkerpot65

I was not paying attention ...”

Totally understandable. Maybe like some of the rest of us you no longer have enough money left over after paying everyone else to pay Attention.


13 posted on 03/10/2013 12:33:50 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: 353FMG
Liberalism is a satanic ideology under the guise of benevolence in thought, word and deed.

"Lest we forget at least an over-the-shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology, and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins or which is which), the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom Lucifer"

The above is the dedication of Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals. The bible in dirty tactics for today's lib/commies

14 posted on 03/10/2013 12:40:22 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Spok; All
"The libs would rather starve in the dark than allow us to become energy independent. you who they think is some unwashed hayseed to extract wealth from your land and potentially have a net worth higher than them even after they went to Haaavad, and that you in that position would then tell the politicans that want to put you under their thumb to go pound sand as you blow donuts with your mother Gaia defowling ATV as you blast off a few rounds from your ArR-15 as you sing "God Bless Texas"..... They can't have that...

Their fixed it.....

15 posted on 03/10/2013 12:49:06 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: taildragger
Ah ya did I forget to say Liberal Greenies wouldn't know what fun was if it bit them in the @$$ ??? :-)...
16 posted on 03/10/2013 12:50:25 PM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: stinkerpot65

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/us/vast-oil-reserve-may-now-be-within-reach-and-battle-heats-up.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0


17 posted on 03/10/2013 12:52:47 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Repeal The 17th; stinkerpot65

“I thought the Cline Shale play was going on in west Texas.
I am surprised to see you say it is in Louisiana.”

The Cline Shale is in West Texas. The entirety of the new shale oil discovery stretches from New Orleans and across Texas. There is a bit in Mississippi and a bit in New Mexico. This is all down where the refineries are...does not require a delivery system like the Keystone for the energy illiterate half-breed to stop.


18 posted on 03/10/2013 12:53:52 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Yes there’s always the chance the haloed one could go the Antiquities Act route, but it would require some historical or culturaal hook to hang that hat on. io suppose he could invoke preservation of the Swamp Men’s gator hunting grounds
or protecting the property belonging to the Cajun Porn Stars guys. I’m sure he’ll try to find some justification. All he’s got to do is catch an episode of West Wing where this is exactly what is done.


19 posted on 03/10/2013 12:54:54 PM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: stinkerpot65

Sell it to China ...


20 posted on 03/10/2013 12:59:02 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: stinkerpot65
The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale runs across Louisiana, only problem with it is that it's deep.
A lot of it is at 15,000 ft.
From memory years ago on wells around Baton Rouge area, temps would be running 350+ at depth, needed special equipment to log (survey) wells.
21 posted on 03/10/2013 1:15:10 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: The Cajun

Isn’t it billions of degrees centigrade at that depth?


22 posted on 03/10/2013 1:38:25 PM PDT by gasport (LIVE FREE or Comply)
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To: gasport
Isn’t it billions of degrees centigrade at that depth?

Is that you Algore?

LOL.

23 posted on 03/10/2013 1:57:32 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: gasport

“Isn’t it billions of degrees centigrade at that depth?”

only if you are drilling on the Sun ...


24 posted on 03/10/2013 1:57:48 PM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Spok

no, they would want YOU to starve in the dark. They live by different rules and exemptions.


25 posted on 03/10/2013 2:54:18 PM PDT by Kolath
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To: The Cajun
From memory years ago on wells around Baton Rouge area, temps would be running 350+ at depth, needed special equipment to log (survey) wells.

I worked for Baker Hughes INTEQ for 7 years making MWD/LWD tools. Those hot holes play havoc on the electronics. Lots of failures downhole.

26 posted on 03/10/2013 3:02:44 PM PDT by Antoninus II
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To: PIF
only if you are drilling on the Sun ...

That is why the drilling is done at night!

27 posted on 03/10/2013 3:14:02 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT (The best is the enemy of the good!)
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To: stinkerpot65

28 posted on 03/10/2013 3:54:57 PM PDT by CtBigPat (Free Republic - The grown-ups table of the internet.)
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To: The Cajun
"The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale runs across Louisiana, only problem with it is that it's deep. A lot of it is at 15,000 ft."

Back in the "Tuscaloosa Trend" days, they drilled that area for non-shale gas. Those wells were, I think, drilled to a similar depth. I remember the blowout around New Roads (Parlange well??) that burned for quite a while before they could extinguish it.

29 posted on 03/10/2013 4:38:02 PM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: stinkerpot65

It's Peak Oil... Peak Oil, Peak Oil!

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BTW. What ever happened to all the Wall Street Peak Oil guys who were running around a few years ago, and what is their lastest scam?

30 posted on 03/10/2013 5:58:51 PM PDT by Ditto
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To: Antoninus II
Worked for *Big Blue*, we weren't a hot hole location most of the time, but would catch a *Hell Job* every now a then.
Hated the heat test routine to prep. for a job.
What was even worse was when they decided to push regular equipment beyond ratings, lots of overtime before and after the fact, LOL.
31 posted on 03/10/2013 6:33:27 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Wonder Warthog
I remember the blowout around New Roads....

Think I remember that one too, many moons ago.
Don't remember the particulars about it, what happened or who was involved.

32 posted on 03/10/2013 6:38:41 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: PIF
only if you are drilling on the Sun ...

So you agree that solar power is the way to go?

33 posted on 03/10/2013 7:44:44 PM PDT by gasport (LIVE FREE or Comply)
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To: CtBigPat

TEXGAS BABY !!


34 posted on 03/10/2013 7:52:42 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: gasport

only if you are drilling on the Sun ...

“So you agree that solar power is the way to go?”

Only if you can find oil on the Sun ...


35 posted on 03/11/2013 2:36:15 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Antoninus II
Those hot holes play havoc on the electronics. Lots of failures downhole.

Yep. anything over 290 seems to shorten tool life, and the pulsers seem to go out even quicker.

36 posted on 03/11/2013 2:53:19 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: PIF
Only if you can find oil on the Sun ...

Solyndra money went to visionary projects like this.

37 posted on 03/11/2013 6:05:35 AM PDT by gasport (LIVE FREE or Comply)
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To: gasport

Only if you can find oil on the Sun ...

“Solyndra money went to visionary projects like this.”

Oh come on! Solyndra made solar panels located here on Earth. I was making a comment about drilling temperatures on the Sun. Sheesh.


38 posted on 03/11/2013 8:09:35 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: gasport

Only if you can find oil on the Sun ...

“Solyndra money went to visionary projects like this.”

Oh come on! Solyndra made solar panels located here on Earth. I was making a comment about drilling temperatures on the Sun. Sheesh.


39 posted on 03/11/2013 8:09:35 AM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: stinkerpot65

“Seek and Ya’ll will find.”


40 posted on 03/11/2013 8:15:16 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: stinkerpot65

Where does this put peak oil?


41 posted on 03/11/2013 8:16:21 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Smokin' Joe
Yep. anything over 290 seems to shorten tool life, and the pulsers seem to go out even quicker.

And customers don't like to trip out.

42 posted on 03/12/2013 9:02:10 PM PDT by Antoninus II
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To: Antoninus II
And customers don't like to trip out.

Nope. Pretty expensive, especially if the well is kicking. Figure 24 hours from 19,000, round trip--about $100,000 on the AFE when you figure in rentals, associated other personnel, kill mud, and rig time, etc. A few extra of those and they won't be customers nest well.

43 posted on 03/12/2013 9:52:14 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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