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Msg  102275 of 150803  at  10/6/2012 12:38:17 PM  by

Arrest_Industrial_Disease


USGS report on shale EURs makes Berman look like an optimist!

As the USGS points out - the most productive wells yield is more than 100x the poorest.   
 
Once the E&P isolates the prime parts of the deposit, it focuses there, right?  Since these numbers are likely obtained from the prime parts, what does that tell you about future EURs obtained from the fringe? 

 
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Assessment Unit - EUR - Year Assessed
 
Barnett  - 1.0 Bcf    -   2003
Marcellus   -  1.2 Bcf  -   2011      (this 2011 update is 1/5th what E&Ps are claiming)
Fayetteville  -  1.1 Bcf   -  2010
Haynesville  -   2.6 Bcf  -  2010
 
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Here's the link to the USGA report:
 
 
 
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Compare the numbers to Arthur Berman's August 2011 report:
 
 
 


 
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Msg # Subject Author Recs Date Posted
102277 Re: USGS report on shale EURs makes Berman look like an optimist! hotelonthemoon 1 10/6/2012 1:46:44 PM
102280 Re: USGS report on shale EURs makes Berman look like an optimist! ngbiz 6 10/6/2012 3:03:58 PM
102284 Re: USGS report on shale EURs makes Berman look like an optimist! rdesroch 2 10/7/2012 9:06:38 AM


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