Category: Eagle Ford

Shell plans to sell Eagle Ford assets

Shell is planning to sell its foothold in the Eagle Ford, as it revamps its shale strategy following huge write-downs in the summer.  More »

Eagle Ford producers shift gears on well spacing

The idea of “spacing” is a favorite topic of the oil and gas industry, which is agonizing over how closely it can place wells without having them cannibalize each other.  More »

Companies monitoring Eagle Ford wells, equipment from afar

The oil field continues to become more high tech, with some companies watching and gathering data on wells, pipelines and other infrastructure from afar.  More »

Texas House speaker not happy with gravel roads idea

Add Texas Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, to the list of lawmakers who are not thrilled with the idea of taking paved roads back to gravel in areas of the state battered by oil industry truck travel.  More »

Drilling beyond the Eagle Ford Shale

The Eagle Ford Shale is more than just the Eagle Ford. Several other rock layers sitting above or below it also are producing oil or gas.  More »

Eagle Ford’s future might lie in Mexico’s demand

The Eagle Ford Shale is an oil-producing machine. But the field and its operators could ultimately cross the border into Mexico or become — as it started back with the first wells in 2008 and 2009 — a big source of natural gas.  More »

Environmental group says Eagle Ford health risks being ignored

A new report from the nonprofit environmental group Earthworks says government regulators are ignoring health risks in the Eagle Ford Shale region.  More »

Halliburton opens $70 million center in South Texas (photos)

Oil-field services giant Halliburton Co. officially opened the doors Wednesday of its $70 million local operations center that will serve clients in the Eagle Ford Shale and South Texas.  More »

Plains Pipeline, Enterprise to spend $120M expanding Eagle Ford venture

Plains All American Pipeline and Enterprise Products Partners said today they will expand their Eagle Ford Joint Venture crude oil pipeline.  More »

Eagle Ford oil expected to surpass 1 million barrels per day next year

Eagle Ford Shale oil production is expected to reach 1 million barrels per day next summer — and keep growing as operators add tens of thousands of more wells to the giant South Texas field.  More »

An endowment for Catholic parishes in the Eagle Ford

The San Antonio-based Catholic Community Foundation is starting a permanent endowment for 19 Catholic parishes the Eagle Ford Shale. The endowment will be for parishes that are part of the San Antonio Archdiocese in the oil-and-gas producing counties. “For generations people have handed down their land and their faith to those who came after them,”  Read More  More »

Marathon Oil expands Eagle Ford position, unloads Angola stake

Marathon Oil Corp. is selling off its stake in a second offshore block in southwest Africa and picking up acreage to grow its position in the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas, the company announced Tuesday.  More »
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