Operations

BlackBrush Oil & Gas, L.P. is an independent oil and gas exploration and development company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with over 80 employees.

Founded in 2004, the company currently operates approximately 360,000 gross acres throughout South Texas, one of the country's fastest growing unconventional basins with best-in-class economics, and is active in the Eagle Ford shale, Austin Chalk and other formations.

BlackBrush is operated and partially owned by a seasoned management team, each with 25-37 years of upstream operational experience in South Texas and led by its Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Scott Martin
The Company recently sold the majority of its Karnes County Austin Chalk/ Eagle Ford acreage block which has some of the highest economic wells in the entire Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk
Initial IP rates of 2,000-4,000 bbls/day in this area and new well EUR’s in the 600-1,000 MBOE range
Black Brush was the first to successfully complete Ac HORIZONTAL WELLS IN Karnes County.
One of the first companies in Karnes County to successfully complete the Austin Chalk formation and co-developing with the EagleFord formation; Austin Chalk reserves estimated at 855 MBOE/well
BlackBrush was one of the first two companies to economically develop the horizontal Olmos with IPs of more than 1,000 boe/d
More than 120 horizontal Olmos locations identified; began downspacing to 800’ in 2014
BlackBrush was the first company to successfully drill and exploit the horizontal San Miguel using GASFRAC technology to improve well performance and reduce flowback and disposal costs
37 horizontal wells drilled as part of the San Miguel Project. More than 450 locations identified BlackBrush operates 100,000 net acres “early-stage acreage” with significant upside potential in southern Frio county and Chittim Ranch in the Dimmit / Maverick county area
Operating partner for Shell Oil Company in the Company’s Chittim Ranch acreage, currently drilling several EagleFord wells on the position.
BlackBrush was the leader in Under balanced drilling by drilling nearly 40 horizontal Buda wells and utilized under-balanced drilling techniques including coil tubing under balanced drilling in 2014