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BoomTown Oil, Juniper eye Eagle Ford with new partnership

Private equity firm Juniper Capital II, L.P. has announced a strategic partnership with BoomTown Oil to pursue and develop conventional and unconventional plays across multiple basins in the Lower 48, initially focusing on the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas.

Swift Energy sharpens Eagle Ford focus with Louisiana sale

Swift Energy has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell its Lake Washington field in southeast Louisiana.

Carrizo Oil & Gas acquires Eagle Ford properties for $181 million

Carrizo Oil & Gas has announced that it has agreed to acquire Eagle Ford shale properties from an affiliate of Sanchez Energy Corp. for $181 million in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments.

Halliburton, U.S. Silica break record for moving largest sand unit train in North America

Halliburton and U.S. Silica Holdings moved a record breaking unit train carrying nearly 19,000 tons of U.S. Silica White frac sand from Ottawa, Ill., to Elmendorf, Texas.

KKR, Venado Oil and Gas form Eagle Ford partnership

KKR and Venado Oil and Gas are partnering to consolidate proven assets in the Eagle Ford shale of South Texas.

Shale revival seen taking hold as oil price recovers

The biggest reboot of U.S. oil and gas rigs in two years will gain traction as higher prices prompt producers to resume investment in the most profitable plays, according to a report by Platts RigData.

Evaluating diversion techniques to increase stimulation effectiveness in the Eagle Ford

Shea Evans, Kirk Dawson, Matthew Montes, Halliburton; Greg Preston, Scott Hudson, Carrizo Oil and Gas

A study in the Eagle Ford shale assessed the challenges associated with cluster efficiency in horizontal plug-and-perf treatments, as well as the application and methodology of using a diverter. Production was analyzed to validate the diverter’s performance, and fiber-optic data provided subsurface insight to validate diversion effectiveness.

Team Oil Tools acquires Top Notch Energy Services

Team Oil Tools has acquired the assets of Top Notch Energy Services.

Lucas Energy enters into agreement to fund development of Eagle Ford shale assets

Lucas Energy, Inc., has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CATI Operating, LLC, entered into an agreement with its senior lender, as evidenced by a promissory note, to borrow $1 million, effective August 15, 2016. The company plans to use the funds to participate in the drilling and completion of certain Eagle Ford wells.

Sanchez Energy said to seek buyers for part of Eagle Ford acreage

Sanchez Energy Corp. is seeking buyers for some of its acreage in the Eagle Ford shale in south Texas, according to people familiar with the matter, as the explorer looks to raise cash for developing its best prospects.

ShaleTech: Eagle Ford/Pearsall shale

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Only the core survives mounting ROR pressure

Drilling advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Paved with best intentions

Railroad Commissioner Craddick announces Texas Oilfield Relief Initiative

AUSTIN, Texas -- Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick announced details of her Texas Oilfield Relief Initiative on Tuesday as the first rule amendments of the project were rolled out during the Commissioners’ open conference.

Over 600 DUCs are intentionally delayed in each of the largest shale oil plays: Rystad

By looking at the intentionally postponed (abnormal) part of the DUC inventory, Rystad Energy observed that all of the major liquid basins are exposed to completion delays.

Eagle Ford shale still shows promise of greatness in variations

Attendance at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference in San Antonio may have been a bit light this week, given the continuing industry downturn, but the core group of shale experts and enthusiasts was still in evidence at this three-day event that ended Wednesday.

Newfield Exploration to sell Texas assets for nearly $390 million

Newfield Exploration is to divest substantially all of its assets in Texas for combined net after tax proceeds of nearly $390 million, subject to customary purchase price adjustments.

Fraclog in the biggest U.S. oil field may all but disappear

The number of dormant crude and natural gas wells in the U.S. stopped growing in the first quarter—and may all but disappear in the nation’s biggest oil field should prices hold steady.

Liberty completes acquisition of Sanjel Corp.’s U.S. assets

Liberty Oilfield Services, a privately held pressure pumping company, has completed its acquisition of Sanjel Corporation's U.S. assets.

“Shielding” technology prevents wellbore instability issues

Andy Bradbury, Jack Degrand, Marcus Brassette, Cody Wellman, Impact Fluid Solutions

Alternative approach cuts NPT and reduces casing string requirements in weak, depleted horizons.

Driving efficiency in cemented liner completions

Travis Harris, Packers Plus Energy Services

Expanding the boundaries of ball-drop technology has led to a simple, yet effective design for reducing completion time and improving operational efficiency.