Category: Eagle Ford

Spending in Eagle Ford forecast at $30B this year

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.  More »

Howard Energy Partners building two South Texas liquids facilities

San Antonio-based Howard Energy Partners has started construction on two liquids handling facilities for the Eagle Ford Shale region.  More »

More Eagle Ford pipeline expansion

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.  More »

Free! A (small) slice of Eagle Ford mineral rights

If you’ve been missing out on this whole oil boom thing that’s happening in South Texas, the new Shiner Landing development is offering a chance to win some Eagle Ford Shale mineral rights. OK, so it’s a small amount of minerals.  More »

Plains All-American to expand Eagle Ford presence

Plains All American Pipeline has announced $120 million in capital projects for the Eagle Ford Shale region, including a new natural gas liquids fractionator.  More »

Family of killed pickup rider gets $281M

A Dimmitt County jury has awarded $281 million to the family of a man killed when he was struck by a drive shaft that broke off a truck involved in activity in the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

ConocoPhillips boosts 2014 budget by about $1B

ConocoPhillips is planning to spend $16.7 billion next year, aiming to boost drilling in U.S. shale plays and increase expenditures in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico, Alaska and elsewhere, the company said Friday.  More »

Texas rig snapshot: Permian, EagleFord, Granite Wash and more

There are 834 drilling rigs hunting oil and gas in Texas - 47.5 percent of U.S. rigs and 24 percent of drilling rigs worldwide, according to the latest Baker Hughes Rig Count. Most of the Texas rigs are working in five major fields.  More »

HII Technologies makes an Eagle Ford purchase

Houston-based oilfield services company HII Technologies Inc. has acquired Aqua Handling of Texas LLC, a frac water transfer service company in the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

Cotulla gets an Eagle Ford airport expansion

The city of Cotulla broke ground Wednesday on its airport expansion – a project driven by drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale oil field.  More »

Guest Commentary: New wells, old lease

Deep-formation drillers buying up rights in the Eagle Ford shale area, the Permian Basin and elsewhere need to legally protect themselves from contract-ending lease inactivity if they have to wait for the equipment and personnel to be gathered to do their work.  More »

South Texas sees struggles, opportunities amid oil boom

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 »
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