Eagle Ford Rig Count Drops below 80

Crude Fluctuating at Around $30
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count declined by three this week with 78 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicate that volumes from the seven major shale regions in the U.S. will drop by 116,000 barrels a day in February with the Eagle taking the biggest losses.

Read more: Eagle Ford Headed for Big Losses

A total of 650 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 135 were targeting natural gas (13 less than the previous week) and 515 were targeting oil in the U.S. (one less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 301 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at five this week as natural gas prices dipped, trading at $2.10/mmbtu, a $.17 decrease from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count fell to 73 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $29.42, a decrease of $3.74. A total of 72 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and six are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Last Week This Week County Last Week This Week
KARNES 18 18 LAVACA 1 1
DE WITT 11 11 LIVE OAK 1 1
LA SALLE 9 10 WILSON 1 1
WEBB 7 9 ZAVALA 2 1
ATASCOSA 7 5 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 6 4 BEE 0 0
GONZALES 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 GOLIAD 0 0
COLORADO 2 2 LEE 0 0
FRIO 3 2 LEON 0 0
MADISON 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
MCMULLEN 2 2 MILAM 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 ROBERTSON 0 0
FAYETTE 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
GRIMES 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Drops to 81

Region Begins Shipping Crude to Europe
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count declined by six this week with 81 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, congress’ action to lift the oil export ban is indeed wonderful news for the Eagle Ford, evidenced by the companies who have moved quickly to get their product out the door.

Read more:First Eagle Ford Crude Ships to Europe

A total of 664 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 148 were targeting natural gas (14 less than the previous week) and 516 were targeting oil in the U.S. (20 less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 308 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at seven this week as natural gas prices rose slightly, trading at $2.47/mmbtu, a $.14 increase from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count fell to 74 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $33.16, a decrease of $4.41. A total of 74 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and six are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Last Week This week County Last Week This Week
KARNES 18 18 GRIMES 1 1
DE WITT 13 11 LAVACA 2 1
LA SALLE 8 9 LIVE OAK 1 1
ATASCOSA 7 7 WILSON 1 1
WEBB 9 7 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 5 6 BEE 1 0
GONZALES 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
FRIO 3 3 GOLIAD 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEE 0 0
COLORADO 2 2 LEON 0 0
MADISON 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
MCMULLEN 4 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 ROBERTSON 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
FAYETTE 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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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Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

Due to the holiday, we are releasing the weekly rig count post early. 

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count declined by three this week with 87 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Thursday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, 2015 has been one wild ride for the region as crude prices plummeted, people lost jobs and companies failed.

Read more: Eagle Ford Shale Year in Review

A total of 698 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 162 were targeting natural gas (same as the previous week) and 536 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.) 321 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at nine this week as natural gas prices increased, trading at $2.33/mmbtu, a $.39 increase from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count fell to 78 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $37.47, a slight decrease of $0.03. A total of 78 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and eight are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Last Week This week County Last Week This Week
KARNES 18 18 BRAZOS 2 1
DE WITT 13 13 FAYETTE 1 1
WEBB 8 9 GRIMES 1 1
LA SALLE 7 8 LIVE OAK 1 1
ATASCOSA 8 7 WILSON 1 1
DIMMIT 4 5 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
MCMULLEN 7 4 GOLIAD 0 0
FRIO 3 3 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 3 2 LEON 0 0
COLORADO 1 2 MAVERICK 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 MILAM 0 0
MADISON 3 2 ROBERTSON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BEE 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Remains Steady

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Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

Due to the holiday, we are releasing the weekly rig count post early. 

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count remained flat this week with 90 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Wednesday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Texas Railroad Commissioners warn against further federal overreach of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules on methane emissions for oil and gas operators.

Read more: Texas Challenges Methane Rules

A total of 700 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 162 were targeting natural gas (nine less than the previous week) and 538 were targeting oil in the U.S. (three less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 319 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at 10 this week as natural gas prices rising slightly, trading at $1.95/mmbtu, a $.18 increase from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count stayed at 80 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $37.50, an increase of $1.95. A total of 82 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and eight are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk
KARNES 19 18 COLORADO 1 1
DE WITT 12 13 FAYETTE 1 1
ATASCOSA 8 8 GRIMES 1 1
WEBB 8 8 LIVE OAK 1 1
LA SALLE 7 7 WILSON 1 1
MCMULLEN 7 7 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 4 4 DUVAL 0 0
GONZALES 4 4 GOLIAD 0 0
BURLESON 3 3 LEE 0 0
FRIO 3 3 LEON 0 0
MADISON 3 3 MAVERICK 0 0
BRAZOS 2 2 MILAM 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 ROBERTSON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BEE 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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 Gains One

Bankruptcies in the Rise
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased by one this week, ending with 90 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, another operator as Energy & Exploration Partners become the 18th Texas oil driller to file for bankruptcy.

Read more:Another Eagle Ford Bankruptcy?

A total of 709 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 168 were targeting natural gas (17 less than the previous week) and 541 were targeting oil in the U.S. (17 less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 320 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at 10 this week as natural gas prices declined slightly, trading at $1.77/mmbtu, a $.20 decrease from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count rose to 80 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $34.55, an decrease of $1.07. A total of 80 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and eight are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk
KARNES 18 19 COLORADO 1 1
DE WITT 12 12 FAYETTE 0 1
ATASCOSA 5 8 GRIMES 1 1
WEBB 9 8 LIVE OAK 1 1
LA SALLE 7 7 WILSON 0 1
MCMULLEN 9 7 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 5 4 DUVAL 1 0
GONZALES 4 4 GOLIAD 0 0
BURLESON 3 3 LEE 0 0
FRIO 3 3 LEON 0 0
MADISON 3 3 MAVERICK 0 0
BRAZOS 2 2 MILAM 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 ROBERTSON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BEE 1 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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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Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased by one this week, ending with 89 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, school districts in the region face an uncertain future as tax revenues drop due to the downturn.

Read more: Are Eagle Ford School Districts in Jeopardy?

A total of 709 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week. 183 were targeting natural gas (nine less than the previous week) and 524 were targeting oil in the U.S. (21 less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 324 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

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford are at 12 this week as natural gas prices declined slightly, trading at $1.99/mmbtu, a $.20 decrease from the previous week.

The Eagle Ford oil rig count rose to 77 with WTI oil prices ending the week at $35.62, an decrease of $4.35. A total of 80 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one are drilling directional wells, and eight are vertical rigs. Karnes County leads the region in development with 18 rigs this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk COUNTY Previous Wk Current Wk
KARNES 20 18 COLORADO 1 1
DE WITT 12 12 DUVAL 1 1
MCMULLEN 9 9 GRIMES 2 1
WEBB 7 9 LIVE OAK 1 1
LA SALLE 8 7 AUSTIN 0 0
ATASCOSA 4 5 FAYETTE 0 0
DIMMIT 4 5 GOLIAD 0 0
GONZALES 2 4 LEE 1 0
BURLESON 4 3 LEON 0 0
FRIO 4 3 MAVERICK 0 0
MADISON 2 3 MILAM 0 0
BRAZOS 2 2 ROBERTSON 0 0
LAVACA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WILSON 0 0
BEE 0 1 BASTROP 0 0

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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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