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Coordinates: 46°12′18″N19°32′51″E / 46.20491°N 19.54740°E / 46.20491; 19.54740
Country Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
County Bács-Kiskun
District Kiskunhalas
  Total81.57 km2 (31.49 sq mi)
 (2023) [1]
  Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code (+36) 77

Tompa is a town in Bács-Kiskun county, Hungary.

The Tompa Block is composed of recomplete Miocene shale and has been an area of hydrocarbon exploration. As of April 2009 a well drilled by Toreador has produced natural gas. Design of a Hydraulic fracturing program to stimulate the well was finalized and operations to perform the treatment, were to start in May 2009. [2]

Also, Cuadrilla Resources lists Tompa in their prospectus. [3] :6 In Tompa 38,796 acres composed of recomplete Miocene were described to contain multi TCF Basin Centred TGS.

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