EOG Resources’ Western Eagle Ford Acreage Looks Better & Better

Record Well On EOG's Western Acreage Yields 2,815 b/d of Oil
EOG Eagle Ford Shale Acreage Map

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EOG Resources completed a well in Atascosa County that produced over 2,800 b/d of oil, 160 b/d of NGLs, and almost 1 mmcfd. The well is a record for EOG’s Western Eagle Ford acreage.

The company also had wells in La Salle and McMullen counties that produced ~2,000 b/d or more during the third quarter.

Recent results prove new completion methods bring the Western Eagle Ford up to par with the company’s prolific acreage to the east. [Read more…]

San Antonio Job Growth Fueled by the Eagle Ford Shale

The Eagle Ford is expected to help fuel an additional 150,000 jobs over the next three years

Kiplinger has pegged San Antonio as one of “8 Cities With Surprising Job Growth”. The city has a population of just over 2 million and is expected to add 150,000 new jobs between now and 2015. The financial magazine was sure to note Eagle Ford Jobs were helping lead employment growth.

….the city is the hub of Central Texas’ energy sector, especially its fast-growing natural gas segment. Major employers poised to expand include Valero, NuStar and Tesoro. [Read more…]