Oil Worker Housing Popping Up Across South Texas

Oil worker housing is in short supply and we’re beginning to see some investment step in to meet the need.  Oil field workers are coming in from all parts of the state as companies capitalize on the drilling boom in the Eagle Ford.  When you consider just how rural some of these counties are, we’re going to need more than just housing.  These guys need restaurants, gas stations, retail stores and more if we want them to stay in South Texas.

Also, pick from the many hotels, man camps, and service providers at our Eagle Ford Shale Housing page

“A logistics company is looking to cash in on the massive eagle ford shale oil deposit by building a camping lodge just outside the small community of Three Rivers. The Chamber of Commerce there says the facility will fill a major need in that community because oil field workers were having a tough time finding a place to stay. “

Read the full news release at kiiitv.com


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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.


  1. Adryan Osborn says:

    Were can I get info on types of job available in south Texas.

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