Tag: Frio County

Texas county combats rise in oil field waste dumping

The waste water injected into Frio County wells has increased from 620,190 barrels in 2010 to more than 10 million barrels last year, the county said.  More »

Photos: Wildcatter’s quest takes him to Eagle Ford Shale’s edge

Coming off of a recent dry hole in Frio County, Harvey Howell’s latest venture has taken him to Tortuga Ranch in Zavala County, a land hobbled by drought, but believed to be holding riches thousands of feet below ground.  More »

Wildcatter bets big on Eagle Ford’s fringe

Wildcatter Harvey Howell hunts and hopes for elusive reserves on the edge of the booming Eagle Ford shale, without the 3-D seismic imaging and billion-dollar budgets of major oil companies drilling nearby.  More »