Category: Eagle Ford

Penn Virginia’s Eagle Ford production up 15 percent

Penn Virginia recently increased its Eagle Ford position and wants to add more acreage in what it considers its most promising reservoir.  More »

Shale boom sends U.S. crude production to 28-year high

Output rose 78,000 barrels a day to 8.428 million, the most since October 1986, according to Energy Information Administration data.  More »

EOG: 26 rigs and 520 wells this year in the Eagle Ford

The Eagle Ford Shale’s biggest player is running 26 drilling rigs and is on track to drill 520 wells in the field this year.  More »

Report warns that violence could undermine Mexico energy reform

A new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute says violence in northern Mexico threatens to undermine the country’s energy reforms.  More »

Encana making $3.1 billion Eagle Ford buy

The agreement to purchase 45,500 net acres in Texas’s oil-rich Eagle Ford basin from Freeport’s oil and natural gas subsidiary “underscores our investment focus on high-margin assets,” Encana Chief Executive Officer Doug Suttles said.  More »

Sanchez Energy: Not as many Eagle Ford deals this year

Tony Sanchez III, president and CEO, said that the company always looks at deals being shopped publicly or privately, but said there’s not as much Eagle Ford merger and acquisition activity this year.  More »

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 »