Who is drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale?

Who is drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale?

ExxonMobil takes top billing in the Permian with 15 rigs in the play, Enverus data shows. ConocoPhillips produced 162,000 boe/d from the Eagle Ford Shale in the second quarter of 2020, with 52,000 boe/d from unconventional wells in the Permian and 46,000 boe/d from the Bakken Shale of North Dakota and Montana.

Is Eagle Ford a shale?

The Eagle Ford is the most active shale play in the world with over 100 rigs running. Operators are indicating the play will be developed for decades to come. If the development is new to you, visit our Eagle Ford Shale Drilling and Rig Count articles to keep up oil & gas activity across South Texas.

Where is the Eagle Ford Shale located?

The Eagle Ford Shale is a hydrocarbon-producing geological formation extending over 26 counties. It stretches from the Mexican border between Laredo and Eagle Pass up through counties east of Temple and Waco.

How many drilling rigs are in the Eagle Ford shale?

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs A total of 82 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one is drilling directional and one is vertical. Karnes County leads activity in the region with 16 rigs in production. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

How deep is the Eagle Ford shale?

between 4000 and 12,000 ft.
This hydrocarbon-producing formation rich in oil and natural gas extends from the Texas-Mexico border in Webb and Maverick counties and extends 400 miles toward East Texas. The formation is 50 miles wide and an average of 250 ft thick at a depth between 4000 and 12,000 ft.

Why is it called Eagle Ford Shale?

The Eagle Ford Shale is located in South Texas producing from various depths between 4,000 and 12,000 feet. It derives its name from the town of Eagle Ford TX where the shale outcrops at the surface in clay form. Often the Eagle Ford is mistakenly spelled as “Eagleford”.

What is the current rig count in the Permian Basin?

288 rigs
December 2021 Rig Count by Shale* In the major plays, the Permian Basin rig count is at 288 rigs, up ten rigs from November.

Who discovered the Eagle Ford Shale?

The Eagle Ford Shale is named after the town of Eagle Ford located about six miles west of Dallas. The oil and gas producing site was first discovered by Petrohawk— an independent oil and natural gas company— in 2008.

Are there gas jobs in the Eagle Ford Shale right now?

All this movement means an abundance of gas jobs are available in the Eagle Ford Shale right now. This shale gas play is named after Eagle Ford, Texas, a town six miles west of Dallas.

Where is the Eagle Ford Shale located in Texas?

The Eagle Ford Shale has a high carbonite percentage in south Texas, with more shale in the northwestern portion of the formation.

What is the Eagle Ford Formation known for?

The Eagle Ford formation is noted for producing variable amounts of gas and oil, with the most active area located above the Edwards Reef Trend.

What are the characteristics of the shale play in Texas?

It is capeabe of producing both gas and more oil than other traditional shale plays. It contains a much higher carbonate shale percentage: upwards of 70% in south Texas. It becomes shallower and the shale content increases as it moves to the northwest.