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(John Davenport/San Antonio Express-News)

Three Eagle Ford counties are Texas’ biggest oil producers

Texas Railroad Commission preliminary data shows Karnes County wells produced more than 4.53 million barrels of oil in July – the most in the state.

Life on the shale

No one in Karnes County, Texas have grasped the implications of Conoco-Phillips’ secretive decision to drill a deep, expensive well into the mysterious formation known as the Eagle Ford Shale.

Finding the sweet spots of the Eagle Ford

The best spots in the Eagle Ford Shale play were a closely guarded secret a few years ago as oil and gas companies quietly leased thousands of acres. Today, the word is out.