a lot of times a lot of places that we operate it’s tough to see where we operate it’s tough to make us out either in the fields or even when you’re up beside businesses it doesn’t look a whole lot different than than the activities around it may be a very good neighbors we have been very pleased you know they let us know what they’re going to do and check with us make sure that’s alright and have just done a great job of taking care of everything I think you set the tone of being a good eighbor when you drill the well when you can feature well and it’s up to the production group you know to continue that good relationship with the homeowners with the church because we’re going to be here hopefully for 20 or 30 years so we want to keep that relationship good so we’re gonna we’re not driving you can be a good neighbor drilling in completing an all gasp well is very similar to you building your house it goes in steps we have the well drilled and now we’re starting the completion process for the Barnett Shale it is a very solid dense rock into for it to produce the natural gas out of that rock you have to fracture stimulated and that is nothing more than pumping water and sand and high pressure and it creates cracks in the rock and that releases the gas from the rock it flows through those cracks back into the way more into the surface and that allow these wells to produce 47 1810 multiple years there are numerous precautions that are used in fracture stimulation where this process does not in any way harm the environment around these wells there are multiple layers of protection that are in place from steel casing to see me around the casing that maintains that fracture stimulation just within the formation we have techniques and technology that allows us to actually listen in here where the rock is cracking so we know that the fracture stimulation stays within the Barnett so fracture stimulation isn’t absolute very environmentally friendly technique for producing natural gas what feels one of the largest oil and gas fields in the onshore us without hydraulic fracturing it would have been dead after its first 10 years hydraulic fracturing actually isn’t a new technique it’s been around protective decades however we do continue to improve it all of the completions we do now our track they’re all hydraulically fractured without those completions in this field would have been dead long ago all the activity all of the jobs out here wouldn’t exist if we couldn’t hydraulically fracture these wells what we have here is a recycling sad after the we tracked the wells the fracture stimulation pumping water and sand into the wellbore we produce that water back out of that well it is pumped in his fresh clean fresh water but it picks up some containments wallets in the wellbore primarily salt so one of the things we’re doing is a company is bringing it back to a recycling facility and we run it through recycling facility remove the salt to remove any of the other impurities and what you see over here it’s clean actually distilled water clean pure water and then this water can be used and taken to another brake job and reuse so we’re recycling the frack water that we’re using on these wells if you’re not recycling the water the one of the things that the industry is used after that water is produced back from the wellbores after fracture stimulation that water is taken by truck to a water does disposal well and it is pumped into a formation well below the earth in addition to that we introduced horizontal drilling that is really increase the size of the Barnett Shale area that can be productive in the future we’re going to be drilling three wells out three horizontal Barnett Shale wells off this pad this will drain about four to five hundred acres of minerals but we’re doing this all from this small four-acre pad site the horizontal technology not only is it allowed us to extract the natural gas from from this formation but if you can see around us we have numerous houses in this particular side behind us we actually have eight wells and these eight wells create basically a wagon will affect coming out from this single location producing gas from underneath all these houses in an area that’s maybe six eight hundred acres in size and were able to do it from a single location so horizontal technology allows you to get into places and recover natural gas reserve get a large area without disturbing much of that area at the surface for drilling a 14 wells on the pad that’ll blow up almost a full half of the square mile they’ll reach out to 3,000 feet almost a half mile away from where you’re standing is actually where the primary target is what we reach out where the production comes from that puts it out behind this we’ve got a lake we’ve got several houses we’ve got land land that allows us to get in here with the least disturbance to these neighborhoods to help in our operations to be less intrusive in the surrounding neighborhood we have some sound walls and these these are walls that that we have put up they were put up initially prior to the drilling regular ever getting here so we minimize the amount of noise we make during the drilling and completion process once this job is done we finished completing these well in those walls all this equipment will basically be gone in in just a couple of weeks we brought in electric power in order to keep the location client all of our pumps and while the equipment around off electricity and being on the golf course we wanted to keep things a lot quieter in here we actually had to work very closely with the developer here the golf course is operating at the time we came in went through several different versions of different plans in order to come up with something that work well for both us and for them came up with a very successful solution there were no surprises we knew exactly what they were going to do we have a share of it so we got division orders to sign and send back in we’ve had just a very positive experience locations like this one the state actually owns a powerful portion of the royalties a couple of the wells on this location or actually drilled under the state park that borders it on the other side of this this pad revenues from those worlds go back in help maintain the the state park that’s their a series of lakes nice campgrounds and picnic areas since completing that activity we’ve created it back out actually contour it to the land owners specifications next step then is to come in and receive it they had grass will grow back in we plant native grasses to match the surroundings within two to three years this will look a lot like the hillsides behind this when we’re done with the major operations after growing finishes after completion finishes we really don’t take up much space that the walls are really tough to make out in the cornfields because really they just take up a few square feet there are numerous shale rocks throughout the nation the barn at right now is producing about seven percent of the nation’s gas that is currently using their projections that the shales rocks within the country within the nation can produce up to forty to fifty percent of our needs in the in the future there’s a lot of room to learn from different operations whether its operating here in colorado and wyoming in Texas we’re learning all the time replying that we do things differently even then we were a couple years ago will continue to learn from that and we’ll apply it for future developments so that we make sure where we’re developing places like the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania is responsibly his concern for the environment and as efficiently as possible it’s been a very good relationship with today’s technology we are only recovering about twenty percent of the natural gas in place on this location in a period of time future technology and the evolving technology and I think fracture stimulation will play a big part of that future fracture stimulation in these existing will board will increase that recovery and provide some some reserves this is the best that we know how to do it this time we’re continuing to grow things will continue to improve we’re working to do the best we can all the time

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