Category: Eagle Ford

Mexico unlikely to tap its Eagle Ford Shale, expert says

Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, is not likely to develop its shale gas resources, both because of the high number of wells needed, the high labor costs and its lack of experience, said Luis Miguel Labardini, a partner with Marcos y Asociados, a Mexican energy consulting firm.  More »

Has the Eagle Ford Shale crossed the 1 million barrel mark?

A new report released this week by the Energy Information Administration shows the field producing 1.07 million barrels of oil daily – and out-producing the Bakken Shale in North Dakota.  More »

EOG leads jump in Eagle Ford oil output

EOG Resources Inc. (EOG) and other companies produced 49 percent more oil from the Eagle Ford shale formation in southern Texas in August than during the same month last year.  More »

More money coming for damaged Eagle Ford Shale roads

An additional $250 million in state funding could go to helping repair damaged roads in parts of the state with booming oil and gas production.  More »

Number of new Eagle Ford wells has jumped in 2013

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 »

Balancing act needed to win with hydraulic fracturing

San Antonio-based Inland Ocean’s new well has drilled into a tight rock formation, which must be fractured before oil will flow — a process common across South Texas with the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom.  More »

Three Eagle Ford counties are Texas’ biggest oil producers

Texas Railroad Commission preliminary data shows Karnes County wells produced more than 4.53 million barrels of oil in July – the most in the state.  More »

Texas on track to be among world’s largest oil producers

Oil drilling and production in Texas continues to rise, putting the state on track to be among the world’s largest producers of oil by the end of the decade, a Texas oil regulator said Monday.  More »

Shale boom helps M&I Electric grow

M&I will expand its manufacturing capacity and add about 50 more full-time employees to its current roster of 175 by early next year.  More »

NuStar attracts shippers for Eagle Ford pipeline expansion

NuStar Energy LP said Friday that it has received commitments from shippers who will use an expansion of the company’s pipeline system in the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

New facilities will grow natural gas as oil field fuel

Stabilis Energy and Flint Hills Resources have announced plans to build up to five natural gas liquefiers to serve oil field operations, with the first facility planned to launch in the Eagle Ford Shale in January 2015.  More »

Native grasses may flower again as pipelines are built

Thousands of miles of pipelines are under construction across Texas. And the new pipelines provide a chance to replant native prairie grasses that have been crowded from the ecosystem.  More »
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