New Wells Encouraging, But Brown Dense Viability Still Debated by Luke Jones Posted 9/10/2012 12:00 am Updated 4 years ago As Southwestern Energy Co. drills more test wells in the Lower Smackover Brown Dense formation, preliminary results are coming back looking more and more promising. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.