Category: Eagle Ford

Miley, Bieber, and Changing Global Oil Dynamics

Let’s go a little controversial here. The US oil boom is such a headline-grabbing topic at the moment that I cannot help but draw comparisons betwixt it and its pop culture equivalent, Miley Cyrus. And while on that tangent, the oil cartel OPEC reminds me of…Justin Bieber: just as US oil production is surging in […]  More »

Energy Dept. welcomes fracking chemical disclosure

The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by oil and gas industry supplier Baker Hughes to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid. But Halliburton, a major competitor in the field, isn’t committing to such disclosure.  More »

Shale riches helping South Texas towns pay for upgrades

South Texas communities seem to have come to the same conclusion: The Eagle Ford is here and they’ll be dealing with it for the long term.  More »

Eagle Ford touted as ‘greatest energy success story’

The Eagle Ford Shale could help Texas’ oil production jump ahead of every OPEC country except Saudi Arabia.  More »

Santrol opens another Eagle Ford terminal

Santrol on Thursday announced it has opened its eighth sand terminal in the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

NuStar opens new Corpus Christi dock for Eagle Ford crude (photos)

San Antonio-based NuStar Energy LP this week celebrated the opening of its new dock at the Port of Corpus Christi, built to move crude oil from the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

ConocoPhillips boosts estimate of Eagle Ford barrels

ConocoPhillips says it’s sitting on even more oil in its Eagle Ford Shale acreage than it thought.  More »

Oil rigs in US extend record as Eagle Ford drilling surges

Rigs targeting oil in the U.S. jumped to a record as energy producers used the most in a year to drill for crude in Texas’s Eagle Ford shale formation. Oil rigs increased by 14 to 1,487, the highest level since Baker Hughes split the oil and gas counts in 1987, data posted on the company’s […]  More »

A&M-Kingsville offers Eagle Ford pipeline safety workshop

The event will cover federal regulations, managing the risk of gathering lines, safety for emergency responders, pipeline expansion in the Eagle Ford and pipeline construction, design and inspections.  More »

Lucas Energy’s Eagle Ford farm out

Lucas Energy is Houston-based company with operations in Texas that focus on formations such as the Austin Chalk, Eagle Ford Shale, Buda Limestone and Glen Rose Limestone.  More »

Memorial Production enters Eagle Ford in $173M deal

Houston’s Memorial Production Partners has bought oil-rich producing wells in the Eagle Ford Shale for $173 million.  More »

Marathon increasing its domestic shale presence

Marathon is continuing to ramp up its presence in domestic shale plays, saying that the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Oklahoma Woodford still provide it some of the world’s best investment opportunities.  More »