Eagle Ford Oil Companies Fight Back – The State Should Share Revenues

Very little of the state's revenue from oil & gas operations is allocated to help maintain infrastructure

Eagle Ford oil companies are fighting back against local impact fees. Operators already pay multiple taxes and permitting fees. The problem is not much of that revenue is shared with the counties and counties don’t have authority to enforce one off fees. As roads continue to deteriorate, we’ll likely see both oil companies and local constituents lobbying to have more money allocated to improvements in South Texas. The video below highlights this debate as it evolves in Karnes County.

Common Eagle Ford Questions – KNES Television Channel 5 Interview

From time to time, we do interviews with major media outlets… I thought I’d share the latest.

KNES 5 in San Antonio did a segment on the Eagle Ford Shale on the 6pm newscast of August 25, 2011. R.T. Dukes and Kenny DuBose of EagleFordShale.com provided the background data for the story by answering a few common questions regarding the Eagle Ford’s development. Here’s the Q&A below for everyone’s benefit. [Read more…]