Southern Star Completes Frac on the R.C. Atkins-Lincoln 18-2, Louisiana

Southern Star Energy reproted the completion of its latest well, the Atkins-Lincoln 18-2 well in Sentell Field, Bossier Parish, Louisiana. The well was drilled to a depth of 9,950 feet in October, 2007. The well has been completed in the Upper Davis section of the Cotton Valley Formation with perforations at 8,478 feet to 8,492 feet.

The zone was fracture stimulated using a conventional "slick water" fracturing technique with 71,770 pounds of proppant on December 20, 2007. After flowback, production tubing was installed. Production equipment tie-ins and a 2,600 feet flowline installation were recently completed, and the well was placed on production at 2:00 p.m. on January 10, 2008. The well is currently flowing at 703 mcfd at 900 psig flowing tubing pressure.