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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.

DJ basin beats Bakken, Permian, Eagle Ford on commerciality of fraclog

The heart of the DJ basin, Weld County, exhibits the most commercial fraclog with an average completion cost per barrel of $4.70, according to a study by Rystad Energy.

Hawkwood Energy East Texas acquires assets in East Texas

Hawkwood Energy’s wholly owned subsidiary Hawkwood Energy East Texas, an independent primarily focused in East Texas, has acquired producing and non-producing assets primarily in Leon and Madison counties in Texas.

EnerVest acquires $1.3 billion in Eagle Ford assets

EnerVest has announced new acquisitions in the Eagle Ford shale.

Newfield may sell Eagle Ford assets said to be worth $500 million

Newfield Exploration Co. has hired two investment banks to find buyers for its acreage in Texas’s Eagle Ford basin and other oil plays as it seeks to focus on Oklahoma’s Anadarko region.

Noble Energy cuts capital budget in half for 2016

HOUSTON -- Noble Energy has set this year’s capital budget at $1.5 billion, which is about 50% lower than last year.

There’s one place where OPEC can’t broker an oil deal: Texas

Saudi Arabia and Russia have taken the first step to stem the slide in oil prices. There’s just one problem: If they are successful—and that’s a big if—the wildcatters of Texas, Oklahoma and North Dakota are waiting to pounce.