The Eagle Ford Shale drilling rig count fell two rigs to 238 units running this past week. The region had an average of 247 rigs running throughout the first quarter. 252 were running in January, 249 in February, and an average of 241 ran throughout March.
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- $61 Billion economic impact
- 116,000 jobs supported
- Almost $5 Billion paid in salaries last year
- $3 Billion paid in royalties
Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs
A total of 217 oil rigs are running in the region. That’s one more than last week. WTI crude futures were up almost $4 to more than ~$97/bbl Friday afternoon. Eagle Ford light traded at $93.75/bbl on March 28th.
There are 205 horizontal rigs running in the region. An injection well is being drilled in Webb County.
La Salle County continues to lead development with 31 rigs running. See the full list of drilling by county at the bottom of the page.
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Eagle Ford Rig Count by Operator
|Operator Name||Prior Week||Current Week|
|Talisman Energy (Statoil)||7||7|
|Carrizo Oil & Gas||3||3|
|Comstock Oil & Gas||3||3|
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 SmithBits 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 and/or Smith Service Co’s (Schlumberger) Smith Rig Count.
Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County
|Texas County||Prior Week||Current Week||Texas County||Prior Week||Current Week|