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An oil & gas drilling rig is drilling a well for Pioneer Natural Resources in the Eagle Ford Shale formation near Yorktown. (Eddie Seal/Texas Tribune)

Eagle Ford producers shift gears on well spacing

The idea of “spacing” is a favorite topic of the oil and gas industry, which is agonizing over how closely it can place wells without having them cannibalize each other.
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Is the Eagle Ford for real?

Thousands of workers and major oil companies are flooding into South Texas. But some are reluctant to invest in houses and other permanent infrastructure. A “When will it bust?” mentality hangs over the region.