About The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale is a North American shale play located in the Gulf Coast region of Louisiana and Mississippi. The shale's depth reaches from 10,000 to 15,000 feet subsurface, which creates a potential problem for some operators. Petroleum geologists and engineers are actively researching to create technical enhancements for completion design and well placement to in turn increase pad drilling and rig efficiency. In active company in doing this includes Goodrich Petroleum Corporation. For more information about North American shale, please click here.