Eagle Ford Shale Drilling Rig Count

Eagle Ford Rig Count Climbs

Total U.S. Rig Count Gains 35
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count climbed this week, with our data showing 61 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Texas Railroad Commission is facing a budget crunch as oil and gas prices continue to lag.

Read more: RRC Facing Budget Challenges

A total of 693 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, 35 over last week. 142 rigs targeted natural gas (six more than the previous week) and 551 were targeting oil in the U.S. (29 more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 342 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

Nine rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity trading at $3.20/mmbtu.

52 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices increasing slightly to $53.22

A total of 52 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells and nine are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 13 rigs in production. 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 13 13 AUSTIN 0 0
LA SALLE 9 8 BEE 0 0
ATASCOSA 7 7 FAYETTE 0 0
DIMMIT 4 6 GOLIAD 0 0
WEBB 5 5 GRIMES 0 0
DE WITT 4 4 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 3 3 LEON 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 LIVE OAK 0 0
LAVACA 1 3 MADISON 0 0
BRAZOS 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 1 2 MILAM 0 0
FRIO 1 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
COLORADO 1 1 WILSON 0 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 ZAVALA 0 0
ROBERTSON 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

RRC Facing Budget Challenges

RRC’s Sitton Blasts EPA for Unnecessary Regulations

Swift Energy Cuts 56 Houston Jobs

Anadarko to Sell Eagle Ford Assets

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 Dips

Oil Rigs Counts Down all Across the Country
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count reversed its recent trend this week, falling to 56 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, The University of Chicago released a study showing the economic benefits of fracking on local economies still outweigh the more undesirable side effects, according to a new study.

Read more: Fracking Boosts Local Economies

A total of 658 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a loss of six over last week. 136 rigs targeted natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 522 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.) 325 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

Eight rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity trading at $3.46/mmbtu.

48 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices dipping slightly to $52.55. 

A total of 52 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells and three are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 13 rigs in production. 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 13 13 AUSTIN 0 0
LA SALLE 8 9 BEE 0 0
ATASCOSA 7 7 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 6 5 GOLIAD 1 0
DE WITT 4 4 GRIMES 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 3 3 LEON 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 LIVE OAK 0 0
BRAZOS 2 2 MADISON 0 0
COLORADO 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 1 1 MILAM 0 0
FRIO 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
LAVACA 2 1 WILSON 0 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 ZAVALA 0 0
ROBERTSON 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Many Oil and Gas Workers Still Unemployed

Fracking Boosts Local Economies

SM Energy Sells Eagle Ford Assets

RRC’s Sitton Blasts EPA for Unnecessary Regulations

RRC Assesses $8,651,857 in Fines for 2106

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 Shale Rig Count Continues to Climb

Sitton Blasts EPA for Unnecessary Regulations
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count continues to climb this week, with our data showing 58 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton issued a statement criticizing the recent court decision concerning oil and gas waste disposal.

Read more: Sitton Blasts EPA for Unnecessary Regulations

A total of 664 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of seven over last week. 135 rigs targeted natural gas (three more than the previous week) and 529 were targeting oil in the U.S. (four more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 327 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

Nine rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity trading at $3.29/mmbtu.

49 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices gaining slightly to $53.99. 

A total of 51 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and seven are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 13 rigs in production. 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 12 13 ROBERTSON 3 1
LA SALLE 8 8 AUSTIN 0 0
ATASCOSA 5 7 BEE 0 0
WEBB 7 6 FAYETTE 0 0
DE WITT 4 4 GRIMES 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 1 3 LEON 1 0
GONZALES 3 3 LIVE OAK 0 0
BRAZOS 2 MADISON 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
COLORADO 1 1 MILAM 0 0
DUVAL 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
FRIO 1 1 WILSON 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 ZAVALA 1 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

SM Energy Sells Eagle Ford Assets

Lucas Energy is Now Camber Energy, Inc

RRC’s Sitton Blasts EPA for Unnecessary Regulations

RRC Assesses $8,651,857 in Fines for 2106

 

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 Increases to 55

RRC Assesses Fines for Oil & Gas violations
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased by two this week, with our data showing 55 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, The Railroad Commission of Texas recently assessed $556,237 in fines involving 180 enforcement dockets against oil and gas operators and businesses.

Read more: RRC Assesses Fines

A total of 657 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of five over last week. 132 rigs targeted natural gas (three more than the previous week) and 525 were targeting oil in the U.S. (two more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 324 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

Eight rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity increasing to $3.72/mmbtu.

47 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices gaining slightly to $53.72. 

A total of 48 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and seven are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 12 rigs in production. 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 12 12 ZAVALA 1 1
LA SALLE 8 8 AUSTIN 0 0
WEBB 6 7 BEE 0 0
ATASCOSA 5 5 BRAZOS 0 0
DE WITT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
DIMMIT 3 4 FAYETTE 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 GRIMES 0 0
ROBERTSON 3 3 LEE 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MADISON 0 0
COLORADO 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MILAM 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
LEON 1 1 WILSON 0 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Sundance Energy Gains McMullen County Assets

Eagle Ford Counties Win Award for Legislative Initiatives

RRC Assesses $8,651,857 in Fines for 2106

Fear of Earthquake Threaten Texas Lease Sales

 

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 Operators Bring One Rig Online this Week

Texas Rig Count Jumps by 31
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count grew this week, with our data showing 53 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Baytex Energy announces that 70% of its 2017 capital expenditures will be directed to its Eagle Ford operations.

Read more: Baytex Energy to Spend 70% of 2017 Capex in Eagle Ford

A total of 637 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of 14 over last week. 126 rigs targeted natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 510 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.) 317 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

Nine rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity dipping to $3.42/mmbtu.

44 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices gaining slightly to $51.90. 

A total of 48 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and five are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 14 rigs in production. 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 13 14 AUSTIN 0 0
LA SALLE 7 8 BEE 0 0
WEBB 6 6 BRAZOS 0 0
DE WITT 6 4 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
ROBERTSON 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 3 GRIMES 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LEE 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MADISON 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 MILAM 0 0
LEON 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
MCMULLEN 1 1 WILSON 0 0
ZAVALA 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Wildhorse Development Corp. Goes Public

New Eagle Ford Refinery to Bring Jobs

Baytex Energy to Spend 70% of 2017 Capex in Eagle Ford

Eagle Ford Couple Loses Claim in Texas Courts

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 Climbs to 52

Total U.S. Rig Count Jumps by 27 This Week
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count continued its climb this wee, with our data showing 52 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news,  OPEC announced it will reduce oil production for the first time in eight years. This decision is great news for energy-producing regions in the United States including Texas and the Eagle Ford Shale Play. 

Read more: Eagle Ford to Gain From OPEC Production Decrease

A total of 623 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of 27 over last week. 125 rigs targeted natural gas (six more than the previous week) and 498 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.) 303 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

Nine rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity gaining to $3.75/mmbtu.

43 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices dipping slightly to $51.50. 

A total of 46 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and six are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 13 rigs in production. 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 12 13 AUSTIN 0 0
LA SALLE 7 7 BEE 0 0
DE WITT 4 6 BRAZOS 0 0
WEBB 6 6 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
ROBERTSON 3 4 FAYETTE 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 2 GRIMES 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LEE 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MADISON 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 MILAM 0 0
LEON 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 1 WILSON 0 0
ZAVALA 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

New Eagle Ford Refinery to Bring Jobs

Sanchez Production Partners Gain Eagle Ford Assets

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Eagle Ford Counties #1 in Oil & Gas

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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