Tag: Harvey Howell

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 tries to turn frustrations into black gold

Early settlers in Zavala County, Texas told tales of lost and buried treasure, but today‚Äôs riches lie 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 »