HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (OTCQX: GDPP) today announced preliminary results on two Haynesville Shale wells in North Louisiana.
The Company has participated in two Haynesville Shale wells in Caddo Parish, Louisiana that have reached a combined 24-hour peak rate to date of approximately 72,000 Mcf per day. The Company owns a 17.4% working interest in each of the wells which came online the middle of December.
As previously announced, the Company has established a preliminary capital expenditure budget for 2017 of $40 million, which will be concentrated in the core of the Haynesville Shale play in North Louisiana. The budget, which will be monitored quarterly, contemplates 12-16 gross (3-4 net) wells for the year, with plans to commence drilling operations on its Wurtsbaugh 26-14-16 1 Alt well by early February.
The Company currently owns approximately 24,000 net acres prospective for the Haynesville Shale, with approximately 16,000 net acres in the core of North Louisiana, where it estimates 235 gross locations with an approximate 41% working interest. The Company also owns approximately 8,000 net acres in the Angelina River Trend of East Texas, where it estimates approximately 123 gross Haynesville Shale locations and 123 gross Bossier Shale locations, with an average working interest of approximately 33%.
In addition, the Company has entered into a natural gas hedge through a costless collar of $3.00 – $3.60 for 12,000 Mcf per day for calendar year 2017.