Louisiana Shale Plays

Welcome to the Louisiana Shale Play Education Center!

Louisiana is blessed with abundant natural resources, including many different shale plays.  The most well known of Louisiana’s Shale Plays is the Haynesville Shale.  The two newly discovered Shale Plays are the Brown Dense and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.


  • 2013 Natural Gas Prices Unconventional Resources and Louisiana’s Manufacturing Development Renaissance, David Dismukes, Pd.D.Download
  • 2011 Horizontal Incentive The Economic Impact of the Horizontal Well Severance Tax Investment Incentive, Dr. Loren Scott – Download
  • 2009 Haynesville Shale Analysis + 4 Year Projections – Economic Impact of the Haynesville Shale on the Louisiana Economy 2009 Analysis and 2010-2014 Projections, Dr. Loren Scott  Download
  • 2008 Haynesville Shale Analysis – The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources has released the Haynesville Shale Economic Impact Report completed by Dr. Loren Scott.Download
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