The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale: America’s next “hot money” oil play?

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale:  America’s next “hot money” oil  play?

You know what makes the Bakken oil play so special? It is oily AND over-pressured. All that means is that at a certain depth, there is more pressure than normally should be there—because there’s fluid there.

If that fluid is oil—it’s trapped—then it’s bursting to get out. It sure makes for great flow rates to get the Market excited.

And that’s what is making the new Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS) in Louisiana one very intriguing tight oil play in the US.

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