A rig owned by Nabors was working on a horizontal Eagle Ford well for EOG Resources when well control was lost and the well blew out around 7 pm Wednesday. DrillingAhead reported comments that Halliburton employees were onsite at the time of the blow out as well.
The well is located just off State HWY 111 and FM 966 near Petersville, TX, south of Shiner and west of Yoakum in Lavaca County.
All workers have been accounted for and no injuries were reported.
Wild Well Control was called in to bring the well under control. The fire will likely burn for several days and it is too early to know the cause of the blowout. EOG did issue a statement:
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