Mesa Energy

Java Field – Wyoming County, New York

Java Field – Wyoming County, New York


Mesa Energy owns a 100% working interest in the Java Field, a currently producing project that includes 19 existing natural gas wells on approximately 3,235 mineral acres “held by production” (HBP), two tracts of land totaling approximately 36 acres and two pipeline systems including a 12.4 mile pipeline and gathering system that serves the existing wells as well as a 2.5 mile system with a tap into another major public line.

After extensive evaluation and testing of a number of the existing Medina wells, two wells were selected for re-completion in the Marcellus Shale. In May 2010, the Reisdorf Unit #1 in the northern portion of the filed was successfully re-completed in the shale and has been connected to the pipeline system. In June 2010, the Ludwig #1 was successfully re-completed in the Marcellus Shale. Flow-back and testing of this well is underway.

The optimization of completion and frac techniques in the Marcellus Shale on the northern flank of the play is a process that will require a certain level of trial and error. These wells are the first wells to be completed and fracked in the Marcellus Shale in Mesa’s area of operations and the results are very encouraging. The data suggests that there is potential for horizontal development of the Marcellus in this area as well as development of other prospective zones. It is also clear that vertical wells can be successfully re-completed and fracked using less than 80,000 gallons of water, the current limitation imposed by the state.

The next phase of development is likely to include the re-completion of several additional wells in the Java Field. In addition, the company is evaluating a number of acreage positions for potential acquisition or joint venture with other operators.





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