Mainland Resources has set the production casing at its Burkley-Phillips #1 well in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

This well was drilled to explore the oil and gas potential in a region of Mississippi where the Haynesville Shale was unknown with the single exception of a nearby well, drilled in 1981 by Chevron.

The analysis of the electric line logging information and the 21ft full core Haynesville Shale sample taken at a depth of 20,415ft are being used to confirm reservoir characteristics and validate the company’s observations of the core sample that a natural fracture system exists within Mainland’s Haynesville Shale acreage in Mississippi.

The company expects that the information gathered using these industry techniques will provide a more accurate understanding of the prospectivity of the Haynesville Shale.