Eagle Ford ///

Drilling Advances

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

The ascension of dual-activity rig floors, which enable different operations to be conducted simultaneously in parallel, is credited with helping reduce offshore well delivery time.

U.S. oil debt eases as drillers target next shale play

U.S. oil and gas producers expect their borrowing ability to increase over the next few months, leaving them open to invest in new shale assets, particularly the Eagle Ford in Texas.

Pioneer sells Eagle Ford acreage for $102 million

Pioneer Natural Resources Company has announced that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with Sundance Energy, Inc. to sell approximately 10,200 net acres in the western portion of Pioneer’s Eagle Ford shale acreage position for $102 million, subject to normal closing adjustments.

Water Management

Mark Patton, Hydrozonix

Recycling produced water cuts disposal costs

Saudis seek to tap shale basin rivaling Texas' Eagle Ford

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil exporter, is set to join the shale revolution with plans to start producing unconventional natural gas this month and exploit a deposit that could rival the Eagle Ford formation in Texas.

NAPE ‘18: Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton forecasts strong U.S. supply growth to meet demand

As murmurs of peak oil demand pervade the oil and gas industry, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton sees a different trend—rising production from the U.S. to meet inflating demand from non-OECD countries like China and India.

RRC Chairman Craddick: When it comes to NAFTA, mend it—don't end it

Many Texans support NAFTA based on the premise that it allows American workers and businesses to compete on a level playing field with anyone in the world.

Oil ghost towns dot the landscape in Texas’s other shale patch

If Texas’s Permian basin is Exhibit A for the U.S. oil boom that refuses to die, then the Eagle Ford, a smaller shale patch some 400 mi to the east, represents all those places that have been left behind.

Devon Energy restores production to pre-Harvey levels

Devon Energy Corp. has reported that it has restored production to pre-storm levels across its U.S. operations following Hurricane Harvey.

SM Energy reports effects of Hurricane Harvey

SM Energy Company has announced updated information regarding the effects of Hurricane Harvey on the Company's operations.

Devon Energy provides preliminary update regarding impact of Hurricane Harvey

Devon Energy Corp. today provided a preliminary update on the impact of Hurricane Harvey to the company’s Eagle Ford operations in South Texas.

Harvey's muddy roadways could delay 10% of U.S. fracing

As much as 10% of U.S. fracing work could be delayed after Hurricane Harvey ripped through southeast Texas, soaking thousands of miles of dirt roads snaking through one of the nation’s busiest oilfields.

Post Oak Energy Capital makes $100-million commitment to Sierra EF

Post Oak Energy Capital announced that it committed $100 million of equity to Sierra EF, a subsidiary of Sierra Resources, LLC. Affiliates of GSO Capital Partners, and the Sierra management team also have contributed capital to the company and will continue to invest alongside Post Oak.

Sanchez Energy to sell Eagle Ford asset for $105 million

Sanchez Energy Corporation has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Javelina asset in the Eagle Ford shale for approximately $105 million in cash.

Shaletech: Eagle Ford Shale

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

Making hay in a temperamental market

U.S. operators are teed up for a drilling resurgence

Alex Endress, Craig Fleming, Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Drilling activity is noticeably higher, as American drillers climb out from historically low levels.

Devon Energy announces $340 million of non-core asset sales in the Eagle Ford

Devon Energy Corp. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to monetize its Lavaca County assets in the Eagle Ford play. Combined with other minor asset sales completed across its U.S. operations, proceeds from the company’s recently announced $1-billion divestiture program have now reached $340 million.

Well-SENSE Technology’s FLI achieves success in Eagle Ford field trials

Well-SENSE Technology Ltd. has achieved success with its pioneering FibreLine Intervention (FLI) technology for an oil major operating in the Eagle Ford.

Lonestar Resources announces 30-day production rate of 2,123 boed at Eagle Ford well

Lonestar Resources has announced that the Wildcat B1H well has established a 30-day production rate of 2,123 boed, consisting of 890 bopd (42%), 764 bbl of natural gas liquids (36%) and 2,815 Mcfgd (22%).

Sanchez Energy announces sale of non-core Marquis asset in Eagle Ford

Sanchez Energy Corporation has announced that the Company has sold its non-core Marquis asset in the Eagle Ford Shale to Lonestar Resources U.S., Inc., for approximately $50 million of cash, subject to the Jan. 1, 2017, effective date and other normal and customary pre- and post-closing adjustments.