Atasocsa County is located in south Texas and sits atop the Eagle Ford Shale play. Atascosa county is almost entirely in the liquids-rich or oil window of the Eagle Ford Shale. Primarily, drilling in Atascosa County targets the Eagle Ford Shale in the southern and eastern portions of the county where operators refer to both the crude oil and volatile oil windows.
The largest towns in the county are Charlotte, Pleasonton, Jourdanton, and Poteet. The town of Jourdanton serves as the county seat. County services of interest to oil and gas lease owners include the Atascosa County Appraisal District (tax collector) office and the Atascosa County Clerk (property records)office.
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Major Operators in Atascosa
Marathon Oil is the most active operator in Atascosa County. The company gained acreage in the county through a $3.5 billion acquisition of Hilcorp Resources Eagle Ford assets in June 2011.
EOG Resources is also active in the county. The company’s lease holdings include the Peeler Ranch. A recent horizontal well in the Jendrusch Gerold Unit produced at initial rates of 830 bopd and 411 mcfd.
E&P Companies with Operations in Atascosa
Atascosa County Pipeline Companies
- Copano Energy
- Enterprise Products
- Koch Midstream (Koch Industries)