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Which parts of the state are generating the most in oil and gas taxes?
Last April at an Eagle Ford event, a company official said that Lewis had grown from 300 employees to around 1,300. By the fall, a news release from the Texas Workforce Commission said the company was at 1,200 employees just at its Encinal operations center.
The rare creature’s likely habitat includes large swaths of the Eagle Ford Shale, the prolific oil and gas field south of San Antonio.
Alamo Tube Co. is building a new pipe mill at Alamo Junction Rail Park in the San Antonio suburb of Elmendorf.
The Laredo-based nonprofit Rio Grande International Study Center and the Environmental Defense Fund plan five free workshops in the Eagle Ford Shale region to teach residents and workers what to do if they have concerns about oil and gas development.
The Eagle Ford Shale could help Texas’ oil production jump ahead of every OPEC country except Saudi Arabia.
New census data show a population surge as the oil boom draws workers and families to oil fields around the country. Some of the nation’s fastest-growing communities include two Texas towns in the Permian Basin and three cities near North Dakota’s Bakken Shale.
The unrelenting pace of drilling and development will continue in South Texas this year, with oil and gas companies expected to spend between $23 billion and $30 billion in the Eagle Ford Shale.
A joint venture of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP and Magellan Midstream Partners LP has entered into a long-term agreement to move Eagle Ford Shale liquids for Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
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.