http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ leaves pent-up Permian gas problems unsolved https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/18/bridge-to-nowhere-leaves-pent-up-permian-gas-problems-unsolved A major Mexican pipeline opened this week after almost two years of delays. That’s the good news for drillers across the border who are seeking an expanded market for natural gas siphoned from the pent-up Permian basin. Payback time, as LLS pricing lifts netbacks https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/features/payback-time-as-lls-pricing-lifts-netbacks The Eagle Ford is enjoying a comeuppance, of sorts. Once left to pick up Permian basin leftovers, the unconventional elder has emerged as a veritable hedge against the bottleneck-induced price differentials of its high-flying neighbor to the immediate west. Sumitomo Corporation invests in Texas oil production https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/6/sumitomo-corporation-invests-in-texas-oil-production Sumitomo Corporation's Representative Director, President and CEO, Masayuki Hyodo, is pleased to announce that subsidiary company, Summit Discovery Resources II LLC has reached an agreement with IOG Gonzales 1835 LLC, an entity managed by IOG Capital, LP, Covington Equity Investments LLC and 1836 Resources, LLC to acquire certain producing Eagle Ford properties in South Texas. USGS estimates 8.5 Bbbl of oil in Texas’ Eagle Ford Group https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/22/usgs-estimates-85-bbbl-of-oil-in-texas-eagle-ford-group The Eagle Ford Group of Texas contains estimated means of 8.5 Bbbl of oil, 66 Tcf of natural gas, and 1.9 Bbbl of natural gas liquids, according to a new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey. This estimate consists of undiscovered, technically recoverable resources in continuous accumulations. Boosting the power of Big Data for completions https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/june-2018/special-focus/boosting-the-power-of-big-data-for-completions Predictive proxy model uses data analytics, reservoir characterization to streamline completion optimization Drilling Advances https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/may-2018/columns/drilling-advances 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 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/10/us-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 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/28/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 https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/march-2018/columns/water-management Recycling produced water cuts disposal costs Saudis seek to tap shale basin rivaling Texas' Eagle Ford https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/70/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.