Category: Eagle Ford

Report: Lower power reserve margin would be more economic for Texas

Texas should keep a 10.2 percent to 14.1 percent cushion of electric generation capacity, according to a report Friday that will inform and probably intensify a politically charged debate over the future of the state power market.  More »

Southcross begins work on $125M pipeline in Eagle Ford

Southcross Energy Partners has started to build a 94-mile pipeline in a natural gas-rich region in the Eagle Ford Shale, a $125 million project expected to begin piping gas later this year.  More »

Sanchez Energy output surges in the Eagle Ford

An oil gusher in the Eagle Ford Shale lifted Sanchez Energy’s daily production last year to seven times its level the year before, as it adopted advances like pad drilling.  More »

Federal regulators check Eagle Ford oil flammability

After warning this month that crude oil from a booming shale field in North Dakota may be particularly flammable, federal regulators are testing oil from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.  More »

Buda Limestone scores new interest in South Texas

The Buda Limestone lies just below the Eagle Ford Shale, and is a longtime target that is attracting renewed interest from drillers.  More »

Eagle Ford led energy deals in 2013, despite national decline

The Eagle Ford Shale was home to $8.8 billion in upstream oil and gas deals in 2013, the largest value in the country, according to a new PLS report.  More »

Eagle Ford job fairs: Get your resumes ready

Two job fairs are scheduled this month seeking workers for the Eagle Ford Shale.  More »

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 »