400,000 acres in Austin Chalk, Louisiana-Mississippi stack up for grabs

Amelia Resources is offering of 400,000 net acres in the Louisiana-Mississippi Austin Chalk and Louisiana-Mississippi Stack Play, according to 10/12 Industry Report.

“EOG, ConocoPhillips, and Marathon are leading the industry into this emerging unconventional play, Amelia President, Kirk Barrell says. “With comparable rock properties to the successful Austin Chalk completions in Texas, our acreage package presents the opportunity for a new entrant to obtain a leadership position in the play.”

With 28 years of evaluation experience in the Tuscaloosa Trend, Amelia Resources has performed an extensive evaluation of multiple targets including the Selma, Austin Chalk, TMS, Tuscaloosa, Wilcox, Frio, and Lower Cretaceous.

“As a thick source rock across the Tuscaloosa Trend, the Austin Chalk presents a large hydrocarbon resource occurring only 800 feet above the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale,” Barrell says.

Amelia Resources is a privately held exploration and production company with offices in New Orleans and St. Francisville. The company generates drilling prospects and is actively engaged in several projects across the onshore Gulf Coast.

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