The drilling boom has launched billions of dollars in construction projects at the Port of Corpus Christi, as well as a round-the-clock frenzy to move products in and out of the oil patch, and to coastal terminals and refineries. More »
Starting in July for the first time ever, more domestic oil left the Port of Corpus Christi than foreign oil arrived. It’s a startling trend, but just one of several effects of the Eagle Ford boom, which has created jobs and wealth in spades, but also turned South Texas upside down in many ways. More »
The Eagle Ford Shale is continuing to pick up steam. Operators have drilled 15.3 percent more wells this year than in the same time period last year. More »
The idea of “spacing” is a favorite topic of the oil and gas industry, which is agonizing over how closely it can place wells without having them cannibalize each other. More »
A new report from the nonprofit environmental group Earthworks says government regulators are ignoring health risks in the Eagle Ford Shale region.
Companies that provide temporary power are in growth mode across South Texas as the region’s infrastructure catches up to the industrial demands of the Eagle Ford Shale drilling boom. More »
Texas has 832 drilling rigs looking for oil and gas – about 47 percent of all U.S. rigs and a quarter of drilling rigs worldwide, according to the latest Baker Hughes Rig Count. More »
The waste water injected into Frio County wells has increased from 620,190 barrels in 2010 to more than 10 million barrels last year, the county said. More »
Statoil takes over as operator of acreage in four South Texas counties in July.
The Eagle Ford Shale is a behemoth oil and gas field in both size and profits. But it’s not the only shale in South Texas. More »
In case you were wondering whether there was really an oil Renaissance happening in Texas, the state has 838 drilling rigs – about 47 percent of all U.S. rigs and 26 percent of drilling rigs worldwide. More »
A Texas company has found a way to turn oil field trash into something useful — roads and new drilling pads. More »