Eagle FordTexas' dark-horse resource play picks up speed ///

It was big news in March when the Haynesville shale of Texas and Louisiana surpassed the nearby Barnett, in Texas’ Dallas-Fort Worth area, as the most productive shale play. Less widely reported, until very recently, has been the feverish rate of drilling in their new neighbor to the south, the liquids-rich Eagle Ford. As operators begin to bring those wells online and move in even more rigs while low gas prices take their toll on Barnett and Haynesville activity, the Eagle Ford is emerging as a dark horse with potential to overtake those two plays in production volume.

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