Eagle Ford Shale Drilling Rig Count

Eagle Ford Rig Count Slips

Total Rigs Across Texas Continue to Climb
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell by two this week, ending with 35 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, a newly published ‘threat map’ highlights Eagle Ford counties for being at high risk for exposure to dangerous gas and air pollution.

Read more:Oil & Gas ‘Threat Map’ Pinpoints Millions at Risk in Texas

A total of 420 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a decrease of three over last week. 90 were targeting natural gas (four more than the previous week) and 330 were targeting oil in the U.S. (seven less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 194 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs rose this week to seven running across the Eagle Ford, wth natural gas prices increasing slightly to $2.67/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting slipped to 28 with WTI oil prices dipping to $47.64, a $.34 decrease this week. A total of 33 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 9 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 9 9 FAYETTE 0 0
LA SALLE 4 5 GOLIAD 0 0
WEBB 4 5 GRIMES 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 LAVACA 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 LEE 0 0
FRIO 2 2 LEON 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 MADISON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 1 MILAM 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 WILSON 0 0
BEE 0 0 ZAVALA 1 0
BRAZOS 0 0 BASTROP 0 0
COLORADO 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Sundance Energy Focuses on Eagle Ford

Japanese Company Buys Eagle Ford Assets

Some Eagle Ford Towns Thriving

Oil & Gas ‘Threat Map’ Pinpoints Millions at Risk in Texas

 

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

Eagle Ford Rig Count on the Rise

Texas Officials Support LNG Project
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count rose by four this week, ending with 37 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has added his voice of support for Texas LNG Project, allowing more Eagle Ford gas to be shipped overseas.

Read more: Texas LNG Project

A total of 423 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, an increase of 10 over last week. 85 were targeting natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 337 were targeting oil in the U.S. (nine more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 191 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs rose this week to six running across the Eagle Ford, wth natural gas prices also increasing to $2.62/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting increased to 31 with WTI oil prices dipping to $47.98a $.46 decrease this week. A total of 33 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and thre are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 9 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 9 9 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
LA SALLE 2 4 GOLIAD 0 0
WEBB 4 4 GRIMES 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 LAVACA 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 2 LEE 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 LEON 0 0
FRIO 2 2 MADISON 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
LIVE OAK 1 2 MILAM 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
ZAVALA 0 1 WILSON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 BASTROP 0 0
BEE 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

 

Eagle Ford Shale News

Dan Patrick Adds Support for Texas LNG Project

Eagle Heights Development Takes Flight

TxDOT: $569 Million Needed for Eagle Ford Roads

 

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

Eagle Ford Rig Count Up for 2nd Week in a Row

178 Active Rigs Across Texas
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increase for the second week in a row, ending with 33 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Devon Energy executives reported a solid first quarter with the highest margins coming from their Eagle Ford assets. The company’s focus has them on track to produce cost saving of more than $1 billion this year.

Read more:Devon: Eagle Ford Brings Highest Margins

A total of 413 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, an increase of six over last week. 85 were targeting natural gas (three more than the previous week) and 328 were targeting oil in the U.S. (three more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 178 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs rose this week to four running across the Eagle Ford, while natural gas prices increased to $2.59/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil held steady at 29 with WTI oil prices inching up to $48.44, a $.38 increase this week. A total of 31 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 9 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 8 9 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 3 4 GOLIAD 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 GRIMES 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 LAVACA 0 0
FRIO 3 2 LEE 0 0
GONZALES 3 2 LEON 0 0
LA SALLE 1 2 MADISON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 MILAM 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
LIVE OAK 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 WILSON 0 0
BEE 0 0 ZAVALA 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Devon: Eagle Ford Brings Highest Margins

More Eagle Ford LNG Headed Abroad

TxDOT: $569 Million Needed for Eagle Ford Roads

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

Eagle Ford Rig Count Inches Up

Nine More U.S. Oil Rigs This Week
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count inches up by one this week, ending with 32 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Chesapeake Energy and Total E&P have agreed to pay $52.5 million to over 13,000 landowners who were cheated out of natural gas royalties.

Read more: Texas Royalty Owners Win $52.5 Million

A total of 407 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, an increase of four over last week. 82 were targeting natural gas (five less than the previous week) and 325 were targeting oil in the U.S. (nine more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 176 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs were steady this week at three across the Eagle Ford, while natural gas prices jumped to $2.41/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil increased to 29 with WTI oil prices dipping to $48.82, a $.45 decrease this week. A total of 30 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and one are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 8 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 8 8 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 GOLIAD 0 0
FRIO 2 3 GRIMES 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 LAVACA 0 0
WEBB 3 3 LEE 0 0
DUVAL 1 2 LEON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 MADISON 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MILAM 0 0
LA SALLE 2 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
LIVE OAK 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 WILSON 0 0
BEE 0 0 ZAVALA 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Former Oilfield Workers Look to New Careers

Texas Royalty Owners Win $52.5 Million

Lonestar: Eagle Ford Production Up 23%

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

Eagle Ford Rig Count Slips by One

Total U.S. Count Remains Steady
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell by one this week, ending with 31 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Earthstone Energy executives express optimism that they can increase their Eagle Ford activity this summer as crude prices continue to move higher.

Read more: Earthstone Energy Looks to Resume Eagle Ford Activity

 

A total of 403 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, down nine from last week. 87 were targeting natural gas (two more than the previous week) and 316 were targeting oil in the U.S. (two less that the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 173 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford dropped to three this week as natural gas prices climb to $2.17/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil stayed flat at 28 with WTI oil prices climbing to $49.27, a $1.28 increase this week. A total of 30 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and one are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 8 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 9 8 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 GOLIAD 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 GRIMES 0 0
WEBB 5 3 LAVACA 0 0
FRIO 2 2 LEE 0 0
LA SALLE 1 2 LEON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 MADISON 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
BURLESON 0 1 MILAM 0 0
DUVAL 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
LIVE OAK 0 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 WILSON 0 0
BEE 1 0 ZAVALA 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Earthstone Energy Looks to Resume Eagle Ford Activity

EnerVest Grabs Eagle Ford Assets for $1.3 Billion

Kinder Morgan: Eagle Ford Production Down 28%

Texas Royalty Owners Win $52.5 Million

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

Eagle Ford Rig Count at 32

Oilfield Families Get Financial Help
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count dropped this week, ending with 32 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, a national non-profit that helps oilfield families in critical need of financial assistance has opened a new chapter to serve families in the Eagle Ford.

Read more: Oilfield Helping Hands Serving Eagle Ford

A total of 403 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, down nine from last week. 85 were targeting natural gas (two less than the previous week) and 318 were targeting oil in the U.S. (the same as the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 173 of the rigs active in the U.S. were running in Texas.

Baker Hughes reports its own Eagle Ford Rig Count that covers the 14 core counties. The rig count published on EagleFordShale.com includes a 30 county area impacted by Eagle Ford development. A full list of the counties included can be found in the table below.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford dropped to four this week as natural gas prices dipping to $2.05/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil fell this week to 28 with WTI oil prices climbing to $47.91, a $1.78 increase this week. A total of 31 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 9 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 10 9 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 7 5 GOLIAD 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 GRIMES 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 LAVACA 0 0
GONZALES 2 3 LEE 0 0
FRIO 2 2 LEON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 MADISON 0 0
BEE 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 1 1 MILAM 0 0
LA SALLE 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 WASHINGTON 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 WILSON 0 0
BURLESON 0 0 ZAVALA 0 0
COLORADO 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

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Oilfield Helping Hands Serving Eagle Ford

Penn Virginia Corp. Files Chapter 11

Carrizo to Increase Eagle Ford Activity

Baytex Energy: Big Results in Eagle Ford

What is the Rig Count?

The Eagle Ford Shale Rig Count is an index of the total number of oil & gas drilling rigs running across a 30 county area in South Texas. The South Texas rigs referred to in this article are for ALL drilling reported by Baker Hughes and not solely wells targeting the Eagle Ford formation. All land rigs and onshore rig data shown here are based upon industry estimates provided by the Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Read more at bakerhughes.com

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