Bienville Parish

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Bienville Parish, Louisiana

100 Courthouse Dr Rm 100
Arcadia, LA 71001
Phone: (318) 263-2123
Fax: (318) 263-7426

In north-central LA, southeast of Shreveport; organized Mar 14, 1848 from Claiborne Parish. Name Origin: For Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville (1680-1765?), founder of New Orleans (1718) and governor of the French colony of Louisiana (1701-13; 1718-26; 1733-43)

Area (sq mi):: 821.77 (land 810.64; water 11.13) Population per square mile: 18.70
Population 2005: 15,176 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 15,752 (White 54.60%; Black or African American 43.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,471; median household $23,663; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,628-$20,362
Unemployment (2004): 8.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.70% Median travel time to work: 32.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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These non-core assets were located in Moffat County, Colorado, Bienville Parish, Louisiana and Bottineau County, North Dakota, and produced approximately 48 net barrels of oil equivalent per day which equates to approximately 1% of Abraxas' daily net production for the quarter ended September 30, 2009.
5 Bcf of working gas storage capacity to be developed in three phases at its existing storage facility near Arcadia in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
1 well in the Sailes Field of Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
In the West Arcadia Field Area in Bienville Parish, Louisiana, the Sutton Hunter #1 (KCS 31.
A-2 Alt well in the West Bryceland Field of Bienville Parish, Louisiana.
located in Ada field, Bienville Parish, Louisiana was recently drilled to a total depth of 9,700 feet and completed in both the Hosston "A" and "B" formations through perforations at 6,905 feet through 8,570 feet.