Eagle Ford Shale Drilling Rig Count

Eagle Ford Rig Count Jumps to 48

286 Rigs Active in Texas this Week
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count gained three this week, with our data showing 48 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, South Korean refiner, GS Caltex, announced the purchase of 1 million barrels of U.S. crude from the Eagle Ford. The company previously unloaded another 1 million barrels in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province, during November.

Read more: Eagle Ford Oil Heads to South Korea

A total of 596 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of four over last week. 119 rigs targeted natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 477 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.) 286 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 dropping to $3.46/mmbtu.

39 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices increasing to $51.68. 

A total of 42 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and six 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 10 12 AUSTIN 0 0
LA SALLE 8 7 BEE 0 0
WEBB 6 6 BRAZOS 0 0
DE WITT 3 4 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
ROBERTSON 4 3 FAYETTE 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 GRIMES 0 0
LAVACA 0 2 LEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 3 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
ATASCOSA 0 1 MADISON 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MILAM 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
LEON 1 1 WILSON 0 0
ZAVALA 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Eagle Ford Oil Heads to South Korea

Halcón Waiting for Crude Prices to Improve

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

Eagle Ford Rig Count Unmoved

Holiday Week Shows Fewer Rigs Across the Country
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count remained flat this holiday week, with our data showing 45 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Wednesday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Earthstone Energy announced third quarter results last week including plans to initate the completion of its 12-well Eagle Ford inventory.

Read more: Earthstone Q3: Six New Eagle Ford Wells

A total of 592 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of five over last week. 118 rigs targeted natural gas (two more than the previous week) and 474 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.) 279 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 dropping to $3.04/mmbtu.

36 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices increasing to $47.43. 

A total of 41 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and four are vertical.

Karnes County leads this week with 10 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 9 10 BEE 0 0
LA SALLE 8 8 BRAZOS 0 0
WEBB 6 6 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
ROBERTSON 4 4 FAYETTE 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 GRIMES 0 0
MCMULLEN 4 3 LAVACA 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 LIVE OAK 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MADISON 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
LEON 1 1 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
ATASCOSA 0 0 WILSON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Maverick Oil and Gas Is Bullish on the Eagle Ford

Lonestar Gains Cash for Eagle Ford Develop

Encana to Add 100 New Eagle Ford Locations

Penn Virginia to Resume Eagle Ford Drilling

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 45

Total U.S. Rigs Jumped by 20
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased again this week, with our data showing 45 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Encana Corp. announced third quarter results including plans to add 100 new locations to its Eagle Ford portfolio.

Read more:Encana to Add 100 New Eagle Ford Locations

A total of 587 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of 20 over last week. 116 rigs targeted natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 471 were targeting oil in the U.S. (19 more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 276 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 dropping to $2.85/mmbtu.

36 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices increased to $45.69. 

A total of 41 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and four are vertical.

Karnes County jumped ahead of LaSalle this week with 9 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 8 9 BEE 0 0
LA SALLE 10 8 BRAZOS 0 0
WEBB 5 6 COLORADO 0 0
DIMMIT 5 4 DUVAL 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 4 FAYETTE 0 0
ROBERTSON 4 4 GRIMES 0 0
DE WITT 3 3 LAVACA 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 LIVE OAK 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MADISON 0 0
GOLIAD 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
LEON 0 1 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 0 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 0 WILSON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 BASTROP 0 0

Eagle Ford Shale News

Maverick Oil and Gas Is Bullish on the Eagle Ford

Lonestar Gains Cash for Eagle Ford Develop

Encana to Add 100 New Eagle Ford Locations

Penn Virginia to Resume Eagle Ford Drilling

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 Add Two More Rigs

Texas Rig Count Sitting at 268
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 44 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, operators and mineral owners in Texas are looking to the 2017 legislative session to bring clarity over allocation wells.

Read more: Texas Mineral Owners & Operators Headed for a Showdown?

A total of 567 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of zero over last week. 115 rigs targeted natural gas (two less than the previous week) and 452 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.) 268 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 dropping to $2.62/mmbtu.

36 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices dipping to $43.46 . 

A total of 40 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and four are vertical.

LaSalle County leads production this week with 10 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
LA SALLE 9 10 COLORADO 0 0
KARNES 7 8 DUVAL 0 0
DIMMIT 4 5 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 5 5 GRIMES 0 0
ROBERTSON 4 4 LAVACA 1 0
DE WITT 3 3 LEE 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 2 LEON 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LIVE OAK 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 MADISON 0 0
BURLESON 1 1 MAVERICK 0 0
FRIO 1 1 MILAM 0 0
GOLIAD 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

Carizzo Spends Big in the Eagle Ford

Noble Energy Adds Eagle Ford Rig

Sanchez Reports Excellent Quarter

Texas Mineral Owners & Operators Headed for a Showdown?

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 by Two

Total U.S. Count Sits at 567
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count made gains this week, with our data showing 42 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Cabot Oil announced plans to allot 21% of its E& P budget to Eagle Ford in 2017.

Read more: Cabot to Keep Eagle Ford Spending Low

A total of 567 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of 12 over last week. 117 rigs targeted natural gas (three more than the previous week) and 450 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.) 262 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 dropping to $2.78/mmbtu.

34 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices continuing a decline to $44.13 . 

A total of 37 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and five are vertical.

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

Eagle Ford Shale News

Carizzo Spends Big in the Eagle Ford

Baytex Remains Focused on the Eagle Ford

Titanium Exploration Partners Gains Eagle Ford Acreage

Cabot to Keep Eagle Ford Spending Low

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 40

New Fund to Benefit the Eagle Ford Shale
Eagle Ford Rigs

Eagle Ford Operators Put Rigs Back Online

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count gained one this week, with 40 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, international energy company, Statoil, announced the creation of a new fund to benefit the Eagle Ford Shale region of south Texas.

Read more: Statoil Establishes Eagle Ford Fund

A total of 555 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, a gain of four from last week. 114 rigs targeted natural gas (six more than the previous week) and 441 were targeting oil in the U.S. (two less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 256 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

Seven rigs in the Eagle Ford region targeted natural gas this week with the commodity trading at $3.11/mmbtu.

33 Eagle Ford rigs were targeting oil with WTI oil prices dipping to $48.70 . 

A total of 36 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells and four are vertical.

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

Eagle Ford Shale News

EVX to Build Eagle Ford Gathering System

Carrizzo Acquires Eagle Ford Acreage

Statoil Establishes Eagle Ford Fund

EIA: Eagle Ford Shale the Biggest Loser

Kinder Morgan: Eagle Ford Contributes to Decreased Volumes

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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