Eagle Ford Rig Count Drops Below 40

Oil Prices Continue to Increase
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Drop

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell again this week, ending with 38 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news,Pioneer Natural Resources announces first quarter results this week and hinted that they might restart Eagle Ford activity when crude hits $50.

Read more: Pioneer Waiting on $50 Oil for Eagle Ford

A total of 419 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, down 12 from last week. 87 were targeting natural gas (one less than the previous week) and 332 were targeting oil in the U.S. (11 less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 185 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 increased in the Eagle Ford increased to six this week as natural gas prices rose slightly to $2.18/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil fell this week to 32 with  WTI oil prices continue their climb, ending the week at $45.92, a 2.19 increase this week. A total of 35 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and three are vertical rigs.

Karnes County leads development in the region with 11 rigs running this week. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 10 11 FRIO 0 0
WEBB 10 10 GOLIAD 0 0
LA SALLE 7 6 GRIMES 0 0
DE WITT 5 4 LAVACA 0 0
DIMMIT 2 2 LEE 0 0
GONZALES 2 2 LEON 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 LIVE OAK 0 0
DUVAL 0 1 MADISON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 1 MAVERICK 1 0
AUSTIN 0 0 MCMULLEN 0 0
BEE 0 0 MILAM 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 ROBERTSON 0 0
BURLESON 0 0 WASHINGTON 0 0
COLORADO 0 0 WILSON 0 0
FAYETTE 0 0 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 For Rig Counts Slips to 40

Karnes County No Longer Top Producer
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell by two, ending the week with 40 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, Goodrich Petroleum announced that they are seeking to eliminate approximately $400 million in debt through a Chapter 11 restructuring plan.

Read more:Goodrich Petroleum Files for Chapter 11

A total of 431 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, down one from last week. 88 were targeting natural gas (seven more than the previous week) and 343 were targeting oil in the U.S. (eight less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 187 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 increased in the Eagle Ford remained at five this week as natural gas prices jumped to $2.14/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil fell this week to 35 as WTI oil prices continue their climb, ending the week at $43.73a 3.37 increase this week. A total of 38 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs.

Karnes and Webb counties both lead development in the region each running with 10 rigs. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 11 10 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 10 10 FRIO 0 0
LA SALLE 7 7 GOLIAD 0 0
DE WITT 3 5 GRIMES 0 0
DIMMIT 2 2 LAVACA 0 0
GONZALES 3 2 LEE 0 0
ZAVALA 3 2 LEON 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 1 LIVE OAK 0 0
MAVERICK 0 1 MADISON 0 0
AUSTIN 0 0 MCMULLEN 0 0
BEE 1 0 MILAM 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 ROBERTSON 0 0
BURLESON 0 0 WASHINGTON 0 0
COLORADO 0 0 WILSON 0 0
DUVAL 0 0 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 Falls to 42

Oil Prices Move Back over $40
Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count decreased by four, ending the week with 42 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Texas Comptroller announced that low crude prices triggered a 50% severance tax exemption on low producing ‘stripper’ wells.

Read more: Tax Breaks for Low Producing Wells

A total of 432 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, which is a drop of 11 over last week. 81 were targeting natural gas (eight more than the previous week) and 351 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.) 194 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 increased in the Eagle Ford remained at five this week as natural decreasing slightly trading at $1.90/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford rigs targeting oil fell by four this week to 37 with WTI oil prices landing at $40.36,  a 3.57 increase this week. A total of 40 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs.

Karnes County continues to lead the region in development with 11 running rigs. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

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

Texas Rig Count Falls Below 200

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Eagle Ford Rig Counts

Eagle Ford Rigs Counts Hold Steady

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count decreased by two, ending the week with 46 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, NASA released new images that show the growth of the region and the total transformation of the landscape over the past few years.

Read more:The View of Eagle Ford Shale from Space

A total of 443 oil and gas rigs were running across the United States this week, which is a drop of seven over last week. 89 were targeting natural gas (one more than the previous week) and 354 were targeting oil in the U.S. (eight less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.) 197 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 increased in the Eagle Ford fell to five this week as natural gas prices remained flat, trading at $1.99/mmbtu.

The Eagle Ford saw an increase in running oil rigs up this week to 41 with WTI oil prices remaining steady and ending the week at $36.79A total of 43 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero are drilling directional wells, and three are vertical rigs.

Karnes County continues to lead the region in development with 11 running rigs. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 11 11 FAYETTE 0 0
WEBB 8 10 FRIO 0 0
LA SALLE 5 6 GOLIAD 2 0
DE WITT 5 5 GRIMES 0 0
DIMMIT 2 3 LAVACA 0 0
GONZALES 3 3 LEE 0 0
ZAVALA 3 3 LEON 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 2 LIVE OAK 2 0
MADISON 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 2 1 MCMULLEN 1 0
AUSTIN 0 0 MILAM 0 0
BEE 0 0 ROBERTSON 0 0
BRAZOS 0 0 WASHINGTON 0 0
BURLESON 0 0 WILSON 0 0
COLORADO 0 0 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 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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