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DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 1206
Mansfield, LA 71052
Phone: (318) 872-3110
Fax: (318) 872-4202

On the western border, south of Shreveport; organized Apr 1, 1843 from Natchitoches Parish. Name Origin: For Hernando de Soto (c.1500-42), Spanish explorer of southern U.S

Area (sq mi):: 894.49 (land 877.20; water 17.29) Population per square mile: 30.10
Population 2005: 26,383 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 25,494 (White 55.30%; Black or African American 42.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,606; median household $28,252; Population below poverty level: 25.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,463-$21,701
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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of Houston, Texas to act as its Operator on the planned drilling program on the Company's East Holly Field Leases in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.
com), a company specialized in oil and gas exploration and production, announced today that it has sold approximately 344 acres of land located in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana to a large independent oil and gas company.
However, Vernon is providing significant cash flow to allow for additional drilling in other areas, so we are accelerating development drilling of the Holly-Caspiana Fields in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, as well as funding certain other capital initiatives as a result.
Recent tests of our Branch Ranch 31-1 and Lee 19-1 vertical wells located in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana had flowing casing pressures of 6,100 Psi and 6,600 Psi and flow rates from single stage fracture stimulation of approximately 1.
4 million on activities including drilling 139 wells (80 wells in Holly/Caspiana located in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, 24 wells at Vernon located in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, and 35 wells across East Texas) and implementing various exploitation and operations projects.
The Company has recently spudded its second horizontal well in the North Minden field and plans to spud its third horizontal well in the Bethany- Longstreet field of DeSoto Parish, Louisiana prior to the end of January.
The company further announced that they have completed an additional well which has returned to production at the recently acquired Spider Field, located in Desoto Parish, Louisiana.
The acquired assets consist of the Logansport gathering and dehydration system (the 'Logansport system'), which currently gathers approximately 100 million cubic feet of natural gas per day from the Joaquin Field in Shelby County and Panola County, Texas and the Logansport, Grand Cane, Spider and Benson Fields in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.