Eagle Ford Shale Drilling Rig Count

Eagle Ford Rigs at 112

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Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Rigs

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell slightly this week to 112 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the historic agreement between the U.S. and Iran has analysts and energy executives worried about the impact on the global oil markets and the Eagle Ford Shale specifically.

Read more: Will Iranian Oil Be Bad for Eagle Ford?

The U.S. rig count increased by 19, ending with 876 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 216 rigs were targeting natural gas (two less than the previous week) and 659 were targeting oil in the U.S. (21 more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)   374 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford fell clipped to 24 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.78/mmbtu, an $.10 decrease from the previous week.

The oil rig count rose to 88 as WTI oil prices dropped again to $48.13, a decrease of $2.72. A total of 103 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and nine are vertical rigs. Karnes continues to lead development this week running 20 rigs, with LaSalle (15) and Webb (15) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 19 20 BURLESON 1 1
LA SALLE 14 15 FAYETTE 1 1
WEBB 15 15 GRIMES 1 1
DE WITT 15 14 LAVACA 1 1
DIMMIT 11 11 MADISON 2 1
MCMULLEN 6 9 ROBERTSON 1 1
GONZALES 6 6 AUSTIN 0 0
ATASCOSA 4 3 COLORADO 0 0
BRAZOS 3 2 GOLIAD 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 LEON 0 0
FRIO 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
LEE 1 2 MILAM 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WILSON 0 0
BEE 2 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Falls to 111

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Eagle Ford Rigs Decrease

Eagle Ford Rigs Decrease

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell this week to 111 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Thursday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, researchers from the University of Austin released a new report that shows water usage in the Eagle Ford has expanded exponentially over the last five years thanks to fracking.

Read more: Fracking Uses 16% of Eagle Ford Water

The U.S. rig count decreased by six, ending with 857 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 218 rigs were targeting natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 638 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.)   366 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford remained at 25 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.88/mmbtu, an $.11 increase from the previous week.

The oil rig count fell by four to 86 as WTI oil prices dropped to $50.85, a decrease of $1.89. A total of 101 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and 10 are vertical rigs. Karnes continues to lead development this week running 19 rigs, with DeWitt (15) and Webb (15) following closely. 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 20 19 BURLESON 2 1
DE WITT 15 15 FAYETTE 1 1
WEBB 15 15 GRIMES 1 1
LA SALLE 17 14 LAVACA 1 1
DIMMIT 14 11 LEE 0 1
GONZALES 8 6 ROBERTSON 1 1
MCMULLEN 3 6 AUSTIN 0 0
ATASCOSA 5 4 COLORADO 0 0
BRAZOS 3 3 GOLIAD 0 0
BEE 1 2 LEON 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
FRIO 1 2 MILAM 0 0
LIVE OAK 1 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
MADISON 2 2 WILSON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Drops to 115

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Eagle Ford Rigs Decrease

Eagle Ford Rigs Decrease

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell by five this week to 115 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Thursday

In recent Eagle Ford news, the temporary housing market for oilfield workers in the Eagle Ford is hanging on despite slower demand. New numbers by the Comptroller’s Office show lodging providers in the Eagle Ford took in $63 million in revenue in the first quarter of the year, down 11 percent from the previous quarter, but a $5.1 million increase over 2014.

Read more: Eagle Ford Hotels: Down But Not Out

The U.S. rig count increased slightly, ending with 863 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 217 rigs were targeting natural gas (two less than the previous week) and 645 were targeting oil in the U.S. (five more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  368 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford fell to 25 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.77/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.04 from the previous week.

The oil rig count fell by four to 90 as WTI oil prices dropped to $52.74, a decrease of $3.98. A total of 105 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and 10 are vertical rigs. Karnes leads development this week running 20 rigs, with LaSalle (17), DeWitt (15) and Webb (15) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 21 20 FRIO 1 1
LA SALLE 20 17 GRIMES 1 1
DE WITT 16 15 LAVACA 1 1
WEBB 16 15 LIVE OAK 1 1
DIMMIT 12 14 ROBERTSON 1 1
GONZALES 8 8 AUSTIN 0 0
ATASCOSA 4 5 COLORADO 0 0
BRAZOS 2 3 GOLIAD 0 0
MCMULLEN 5 3 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEON 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
MADISON 4 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BEE 1 WILSON 0 0
FAYETTE 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Rigs Increase to 120

New Policies Set to Protect Pipeline Inspectors
Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count rose by three, ending the week at 120 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Thursday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Texas Railroad Commission issued new  policies to protect Eagle Ford pipeline inspectors from drug smugglers and illegal immigrants.

Read more: Pipeline Inspectors May Soon Carry Guns

The U.S. rig count increased slightly, ending with 862 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 219 rigs were targeting natural gas (nine less than the previous week) and 640 were targeting oil in the U.S. (12 more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  363 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford remained flat at 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.81/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.05 from the previous week.

The oil rig count increased by three to 94 as WTI oil prices dropped to $56.72, a decrease of $2.91. A total of 110 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rig are drilling directional wells, and nine are vertical rigs. Karnes leads development this week running 21 rigs, with LaSalle (20), DeWitt (16) and Webb (16) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

 

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 20 21 GRIMES 1 1
LA SALLE 19 20 LAVACA 1 1
DE WITT 15 16 LIVE OAK 2 1
WEBB 16 16 ROBERTSON 2 1
DIMMIT 12 12 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 7 8 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 6 5 COLORADO 0 0
ATASCOSA 3 4 GOLIAD 0 0
MADISON 4 4 LEE 0 0
BRAZOS 1 2 LEON 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
FAYETTE 1 1 WILSON 0 0
FRIO 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

 

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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 to 119

EIA: Gas Production in Eagle Ford Increases 349%
Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased this week to 119 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Energy Information Administration reported last week that Eagle Ford Shale gas production increased by 349% in the past eight years, even as rig counts plummeted.

Read more: Eagle Ford Natural Gas up 349%

The U.S. rig count increased slightly, ending with 859 rigs running by midday Friay.  A total of 228 rigs were targeting natural gas (five more the previous week) and 628 were targeting oil in the U.S. (three less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  361 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford stayed flat at 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.77/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.05 from the previous week.

The oil rig count increased by two to 91 with WTI oil prices remaining stable at $59.63, an $.02 increase. A total of 109 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rig are drilling directional wells, and seven are vertical rigs. Karnes leads development this week and is running 20 rigs, while LaSalle (19) and Webb (16) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 19 20 FAYETTE 1 1
LA SALLE 20 19 FRIO 2 1
WEBB 16 16 GRIMES 0 1
DE WITT 16 15 LAVACA 1 1
DIMMIT 12 12 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 7 7 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 5 6 COLORADO 0 0
MADISON 3 4 GOLIAD 0 0
ATASCOSA 3 3 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEON 0 0
DUVAL 1 2 MAVERICK 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WILSON 0 0

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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 115

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Eagle Ford Rig Count Increases

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased by one to 115 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, XTO and Enervest were summoned to Austin last week to try and persuade the Texas Railroad Commission that their operations are not to blame for recent earthquakes in North Dallas.

Read more: Producers Defend Fracking Practices

The U.S. rig count slowed its decline this week falling by two to 857 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 223 rigs were targeting natural gas (dtwo more than the previous week) and 631 were targeting oil in the U.S. (four less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  363 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford rose another four to 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.82/mmbtu, an increase of $.06 from the previous week.

The oil rig count decreased by three to 89 with WTI oil prices moving down this week to $59.61, an $.37 decrease. A total of 109 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rigs are drilling directional wells, and five are vertical rigs. LaSalle led the Eagle Ford count with 20 rigs, while Karnes (19), Webb (16) and DeWitt (16)following closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
LA SALLE 21 20 DUVAL 1 1
KARNES 19 19 FAYETTE 2 1
DE WITT 16 16 LAVACA 1 1
WEBB 16 16 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 11 12 BASTROP 1 0
GONZALES 8 7 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 4 5 COLORADO 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 3 GOLIAD 0 0
MADISON 3 GRIMES 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEE 0 0
FRIO 3 2 LEON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 WILSON 0 0

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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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