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Enterprise scoops up Eagle Ford pipes in $2 billion deal

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The deal will shift $2 billion in assets from Eagle Ford Shale Midstream, a joint venture owned by Dallas-based Pioneer Natural Resources and India’s Reliance Industries Ltd, to the Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners.
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Water recycling costs coming down in South Texas

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Shale wells require millions of gallons of water. Hydraulic fracturing pumps water, chemicals and sand at high pressure to crack shale, allowing oil and gas to flow up a well.
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Linn Energy among hardest hit E&Ps on Wall Street

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Jeff Tillery, Houston-based managing director and head of research at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., said Linn’s dip in value made sense because the large offering coincided with a bad day for oil prices.
Tony Sanchez, chief executive officer for Sanchez Energy Corp. (Eddie Seal/Bloomberg)

Sanchez Oil & Gas makes MLP and executive moves

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The Houston-based, exploration and production family of companies began entering the master limited partnership space after acquiring much of Houston-based Constellation Energy Partners LLC. Constellation last year was changed into Sanchez Production Partners, or SPP. But then, in March, the company became a limited partnership in the MLP structure.
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Analysts: Eagle Ford drilling will get a lot cheaper by mid-2016

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The oil slump hasn’t stopped producers in the South Texas play from getting better at targeting oil-rich rock in lateral sections of their horizontal wells.
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Costs are dropping in the Eagle Ford, producer says

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Swift gave an insightful breakdown of what it costs the company to produce oil and get it to market, as well as the level of cost-cutting companies have been making:
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Voices Commentary: two sides to the oil drop

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FuelFix Voices contributor Matt Smith writes about contrasting repercussions from the oil price drops.
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BP sells UK natural gas midstream assets

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BP will raise $486 million selling its stake in a natural-gas transportation system in the U.K. North Sea.
An Eagle Ford well near Kenedy, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)

IHS: 1,400 wells drilled but not completed in Eagle Ford Shale

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There are nearly 1,400 wells in the Eagle Ford Shale that have been drilled but not completed, according to new analysis from the firm IHS. Oil prices are hovering around $50 per barrel, down by half since last summer. And some Eagle Ford oil producers have been drilling but not fracking wells.
A Swift Energy Co. production facility in Lake Washington off the Louisiana coast. (Swift Energy Co.)

Eagle Ford producer leases Exxon’s old space

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The Houston-based exploration firm plans to move into former Exxon Mobil space in the Five Greenspoint Place 19-story building at 17001 Northchase Drive.