Eagle Ford Shale Permits in South Texas

Conoco, Enco Exploration and Swift Energy all filed for permits last week. 

“Bee CountyThe Enco Exploration Co., of Corpus Christi, has filed permits to drill two wildcat wells. The No. 2 Koenig, with a proposed total depth of 4,500 feet, will be located 3.1 miles northwest of Beeville in the J. M. Uranga Survey A-68. The No. 1 Byars-Seale Unit, which has a proposed total depth of 5,000 feet, will be drilled seven miles northwest of Beeville in the same survey.”

“Duval County

Sanchez Oil and Gas of Houston has filed for permits to drill two 3,500-foot wells in the Lopez field. The Nos. 2 and 3 Santerra will both be located 14.7 miles southwest of Freer in Section 383 of the M.H. Chatham Survey A-1914.”

“Live Oak County

Burlington Resources Oil & Gas of Houston has filed for a permit to drill a 13,000-foot horizontal well in the Eagleville (Eagle Ford-2) field. The No. 1 Guerra Unit A will be located 19.1 miles northwest of Three Rivers in Section 173 of the W. Cairns Survey A-155.”

“McMullen County

Swift Energy Operating of Houston has filed a permit to drill a 12,500-foot horizontal well in the Hawkville (Eagle Ford Shale) field. The No. 3H Discher EF will be located 7.4 miles northeast of Tilden in the M. Byrne Survey A-2.”

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Kenneth E. DuBose

Kenneth E. DuBose

Kenneth DuBose is the past President of Cheyenne Minerals Inc., an independent oil and gas operator. He began his energy industry career with ARCO Oil & Gas. Mr. DuBose then directed development of natural gas storage projects with Tejas Power Corp. He was a founding member of U.S. Minerals, (acquired by Torch Energy in 1999) a provider of internet based education for America’s mineral owners. Mr. DuBose holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University. He has served on various industry steering committees, non-profit boards, and is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the National Association of Royalty Owners, the American Association of Professional Landmen, as well as being a Registered Investment Advisor. He writes on topics of oil and gas investing, wealth management and personal finance, having appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Houston Business Journal, Financial Advisor and various radio and TV outlets.