Eagle Ford

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November 21, 2022
A frac-sand plant in the Eagle Ford region of Texas erupted in flames over the weekend, imperiling supplies of a key component in shale drilling.
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September 09, 2022
Chesapeake Energy Corp. said its assets in the Eagle Ford Shale have drawn a “tremendous amount of interest” as the U.S. company pursues a sale in order to become a pure-play natural gas producer.
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August 10, 2022
Devon Energy Corp. agreed to acquire Validus Energy for about $1.8 billion in cash to expand in the Eagle Ford shale patch in South Texas.
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August 03, 2022
Chesapeake Energy Corp. plans to exit the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas while doubling down on two other natural basins as the energy company focuses on natural gas production while retreating from oil.
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June 10, 2022
The owners of Laredo Energy VI LP, a gas driller focused in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, are considering a sale of the company worth up to $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
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January 2022
Shaky ground: Railroad Commission takes much-needed stand on oil field earthquakes
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January 14, 2022
The Eagle Ford shale in South Texas, long overlooked compared to its larger cousin the Permian basin, saw its biggest one-week jump in drilling activity in more than two years as explorers look for growth beyond the world’s biggest shale patch.
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December 01, 2021
Texas’s top oil and gas regulator voted Tuesday to more clearly define who’ll be at the top of the list to keep receiving electricity during severe winter weather, closing an earlier draft loophole that critics said would’ve let any operator pay just $150 to opt-out of expensive upgrades.
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November 22, 2021
Crude oil and natural gas production in the Eagle Ford shale play, situated in southeast Texas, dropped by almost 35% and 20%, respectively, in May 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to GlobalData.
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November 03, 2021
“It’s hypocritical to kill clean fossil fuel jobs here in America claiming it ensures a clean environment, and then beg our foreign adversaries to produce more using much less environment-friendly methods," Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman Wayne Christian said in a statement.
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October 28, 2021
As U.S. House Democrats inch closer to striking a deal on a massive Budget Reconciliation package with their counterparts in the Senate, it is important to note the potential implications for jobs in the upstream sector of the U.S. oil and gas industry.
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October 20, 2021
Recently, there have been several reports inaccurately portraying the efforts of the Railroad Commission of Texas to ensure that oil and gas operators are prepared to operate during the next weather emergency. I would like to set the record straight.
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October 18, 2021
Clariant’s Oil and Mining Services business has officially opened its new, state-of-the-art Eagle Ford Technology, Sales & Operations Center near San Antonio, TX.
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September 28, 2021
At an open meeting of the Railroad Commission of Texas, Commissioner Wayne Christian was unanimously elected Chairman for a second time.
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September 08, 2021
The decline in DUCs in most major U.S. onshore oil-producing regions, especially in the Permian region, reflects more well completions and, at the same time, less new well drilling activity.
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September 03, 2021
According to figures released September 3rd by the Railroad Commission of Texas, the state’s drilling permits issued fell to their lowest level since May, while new drills hit their highest total since March.
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August 2021
“Improving fundamentals” aside, production dips below Covid-riddled 2020
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August 06, 2021
The natural gas industry should receive tax incentives similar to those provided for renewable energy projects, according to one of Texas’s top oil and gas regulators.
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July 12, 2021
Penn Virginia Corporation and Lonestar Resources US Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Penn Virginia will acquire Lonestar in an all-stock transaction.
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June 15, 2021
Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill into law on Monday banning state investments in businesses that cut ties with the oil and gas industry. The underlying message, according to one of the most powerful energy regulators in the state, is simple: Boycott Texas, and we’ll boycott you.
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June 08, 2021
KKR is bucking the trend among private-equity peers that have been unloading shale investments after back-to-back oil market busts. The move may signal a bullish turn with U.S. crude prices heading for the best annual performance since 2015.
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