Energy companies are working with a team of Oklahoma State University researchers to determine the best hydrocarbon recovery techniques in the Mississippi Lime formation. "What makes these resource plays work is unlocking the real value that comes from a broad technical understanding of what makes them commercial," said Earl Reynolds, chief operating officer at Chaparral Energy, which owns about 260,000 net acres in the formation. "If you don't collaborate with industry partners, you tend to delay your understanding."

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