Goodrich Petroleum (NYSE:GDP) reported an update on its activity in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale during the third quarter of 2012. The company said that hydraulic fracturing operations on the Denkmann 33 H-1 well have been completed but flowback is delayed while a casing connection is repaired. The Denkmann 33 H-1 well is the company’s first operated well in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.
Goodrich Petroleum reported that the vertical portion of the Crosby 12H-1 well has been drilled, cored and logged. This Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well will be horizontally completed with a 7,000 foot horizontal lateral. The Crosby 12H-1 well is located in Wilkinson County, Mississippi, and Goodrich Petroleum is participating here on a non operated basis.
Goodrich Petroleum is also progressing on two other non-operated wells in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale. The Joe Jackson 4H-2 well is located in Wilkinson County and is currently flowing back. The Ash 31 H-1 well is located in Amite County, Mississippi, and is currently being completed.