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Williams, you can have the gas… we will take the liquids – Rex Energy


In the second quarter of 2010, Williams will be taking over as operator for 2 of Rex’s 3 Marcellus project areas, according to Rex’s latest conference call.  The 2 areas they will take over, the Westmoreland project and the Central PA project, are both dry gas areas. The area that Rex will continue to operate, the Butler Project area, is a liquids rich area that they currently have 1 well completed, are awaiting frac for 2 drilled wells and are drilling 2 wells.  They plan to drill 10 more horizontal wells in the area in 2010 with 3,000 to 4,000 ft laterals.

Currently, Rex has 68,700 net acres and have drilled and completed 9 horizontal Marcellus wells, 7 of which in 2009 with an average EUR of 3.2 Bcfe per well.  They currently have 3 rigs running in the play and expect to drill roughly 19 gross horizontal wells in 2010.

To learn more about Rex Energy in the Marcellus play visit Rex’s operator folder in the DI Marcellus Unconventional Updates.

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Anne Leonard

In January 2015, Anne Leonard headed the team that launched the latest addition to DrillingInfo’s international publications, International Scout Frontier North America which covers the US Gulf of Mexico as well as Maritime and Arctic Canada. She has been reporting on exploration and production for more than 30 years. She began her career in Denver covering the Rocky Mountain Region, and has spent the last 10 years covering the international arena, with a particular focus on Latin America, Africa, Western Europe and the Far East. Anne received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Nebraska.