Study develops Fayetteville shale reserves, production forecast

by John Browning, Katie Smye, Scott W. Tinker, Susan Horvath, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Tadeusz W. Patzek, Gürcan Gülen, Frank Male, Eric Potter, Forrest Roberts, Qilong Fu
Year: 2014


Browning, John, Scott W. Tinker, Svetlana Ikonnikova, Gürcan Gülen, Eric Potter, Qilong Fu, Katie Smye et al. "Study develops Fayetteville Shale reserves, production forecast." Oil Gas J 112, no. 1 (2014): 64-73.​


A study of reserve and production potential for the Fayetteville Shale in north central Arkansas forecasts a cumulative 18 tcf of economically recoverable reserves by 2050, with production declining to about 400 bcf/year by 2030 from the current peak of about 950 bcf/year.


Horizontal Well Hydrofracture Decline Exponential