I didn’t intentionally seek out these nuggets on the US energy boom – especially so quickly after my recent involvement with Miley and Mr Bieber - but they were just conveniently there. Fast food if you like. As crude oil production hits a new 28-year high and natural gas continues to achieve higher and higher record levels of […] More »
Operators working in the Eagle Ford Shale started drilling 2,364 new wells in the first six months of the year, according to the latest Baker Hughes Well Count. More »
The Laredo-based nonprofit Rio Grande International Study Center and the Environmental Defense Fund plan five free workshops in the Eagle Ford Shale region to teach residents and workers what to do if they have concerns about oil and gas development. More »
Mexico is opening up its vast oil and gas reserves to foreign investment, and questions abound about security and regulation. More »
With domestic production at a 28-year high, LOOP’s managers are thinking the previously unthinkable: They want to reverse the flows and send North American oil out as well as take foreign oil in. More »
Talisman Energy and Statoil ASA’s effort to sell their joint venture in the Eagle Ford Shale has ended after offers came in lower than expected, Bloomberg News is reporting. Bloomberg reports. More »
The decision to allow two Texas companies to export a minimally distilled variety of ultralight oil is a win for Eagle Ford Shale crude producers, at the expense of refiners and companies planning to build processing plants along the Gulf Coast. Refiners were feeling the pain on Wall Street Wednesday. More »
Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas has completed the $3.1 billion sale of its Eagle Ford Shale assets to a subsidiary of Encana Corp. Check out the eight other deals that have carried the biggest price tags in South Texas history. More »
Before the House voted 238-173 to pass legislation streamlining permits for border crossing energy projects on Tuesday, Rep. Gene Green played a pivotal role lining up support for the measure.
Southton Rail Yard is one of the latest rail sites in South Texas to expand — or appear from scratch in a swath of cleared brush and mesquite — as part of the ripple effect of the Eagle Ford Shale drilling boom.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects that the Eagle Ford Shale will produce 1.4 million barrels of crude oil and other liquids daily in July. More »
Wood Mackenzie showed that operators with at least five years of proprietary drilling or that spend around 70 percent of their North American budgets in the Wolfcamp have seen as much as six times the oil production per 1,000 foot lateral drilling lengths, measured over 10 months. More »