Eagle Ford Rigs Increase to 120

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Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count rose by three, ending the week at 120 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Thursday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Texas Railroad Commission issued new  policies to protect Eagle Ford pipeline inspectors from drug smugglers and illegal immigrants.

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The U.S. rig count increased slightly, ending with 862 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 219 rigs were targeting natural gas (nine less than the previous week) and 640 were targeting oil in the U.S. (12 more than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  363 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford remained flat at 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.81/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.05 from the previous week.

The oil rig count increased by three to 94 as WTI oil prices dropped to $56.72, a decrease of $2.91. A total of 110 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rig are drilling directional wells, and nine are vertical rigs. Karnes leads development this week running 21 rigs, with LaSalle (20), DeWitt (16) and Webb (16) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

 

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 20 21 GRIMES 1 1
LA SALLE 19 20 LAVACA 1 1
DE WITT 15 16 LIVE OAK 2 1
WEBB 16 16 ROBERTSON 2 1
DIMMIT 12 12 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 7 8 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 6 5 COLORADO 0 0
ATASCOSA 3 4 GOLIAD 0 0
MADISON 4 4 LEE 0 0
BRAZOS 1 2 LEON 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
DUVAL 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
FAYETTE 1 1 WILSON 0 0
FRIO 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.
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Eagle Ford Rig Count Up to 119

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Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

Eagle Ford Rigs Increase

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased this week to 119 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

In recent Eagle Ford news, the Energy Information Administration reported last week that Eagle Ford Shale gas production increased by 349% in the past eight years, even as rig counts plummeted.

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The U.S. rig count increased slightly, ending with 859 rigs running by midday Friay.  A total of 228 rigs were targeting natural gas (five more the previous week) and 628 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.)  361 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford stayed flat at 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.77/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.05 from the previous week.

The oil rig count increased by two to 91 with WTI oil prices remaining stable at $59.63, an $.02 increase. A total of 109 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rig are drilling directional wells, and seven are vertical rigs. Karnes leads development this week and is running 20 rigs, while LaSalle (19) and Webb (16) follow closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 19 20 FAYETTE 1 1
LA SALLE 20 19 FRIO 2 1
WEBB 16 16 GRIMES 0 1
DE WITT 16 15 LAVACA 1 1
DIMMIT 12 12 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 7 7 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 5 6 COLORADO 0 0
MADISON 3 4 GOLIAD 0 0
ATASCOSA 3 3 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEON 0 0
DUVAL 1 2 MAVERICK 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WILSON 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.

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Eagle Ford Rig Count at 115

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Eagle Ford Rig Count Increases

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count increased by one to 115 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

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The U.S. rig count slowed its decline this week falling by two to 857 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 223 rigs were targeting natural gas (dtwo more than the previous week) and 631 were targeting oil in the U.S. (four less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  363 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford rose another four to 26 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.82/mmbtu, an increase of $.06 from the previous week.

The oil rig count decreased by three to 89 with WTI oil prices moving down this week to $59.61, an $.37 decrease. A total of 109 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, one rigs are drilling directional wells, and five are vertical rigs. LaSalle led the Eagle Ford count with 20 rigs, while Karnes (19), Webb (16) and DeWitt (16)following closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
LA SALLE 21 20 DUVAL 1 1
KARNES 19 19 FAYETTE 2 1
DE WITT 16 16 LAVACA 1 1
WEBB 16 16 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 11 12 BASTROP 1 0
GONZALES 8 7 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 4 5 COLORADO 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 3 GOLIAD 0 0
MADISON 3 GRIMES 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEE 0 0
FRIO 3 2 LEON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 WILSON 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.

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Eagle Ford Rig Count Holds Steady

363 Total Rigs Running Across Texas
Eagle Ford Rig Count at 114

Eagle Ford Rig Count at 114

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count stayed flat this week with 114 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

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The U.S. rig count fell by nine, ending with 859 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 221 rigs were targeting natural gas (down one from the previous week) and 635 were targeting oil in the U.S. (seven less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  363 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford rose by three to 22 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.76/mmbtu, an increase of  $.17 from the previous week.

The oil rig count decreased by three to 92 with WTI oil prices moving upwards this week to $59.98, an $.85 increase. A total of 110 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero rigs are drilling directional wells, and four are vertical rigs. LaSalle moved ahead this week and is running 21 rigs, while Karnes (19), Webb (17) and DeWitt (17)following closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
LA SALLE 18 21 DUVAL 0 1
KARNES 20 19 LAVACA 3 1
DE WITT 15 16 BASTROP 1 1
WEBB 17 16 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 12 11 BEE 0 0
GONZALES 7 8 COLORADO 0 0
MCMULLEN 6 4 GOLIAD 0 0
FRIO 3 3 GRIMES 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 2 LEE 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEON 0 0
FAYETTE 2 2 MADISON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 2 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 WILSON 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.

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Eagle Ford Oil Rigs Fall Below 100

Total Oil & Gas Count at 114
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Eagle Ford Rigs Fall This Week

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count fell 11 this week to 114 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

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The U.S. rig count fell by seven, ending with 868 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 222 rigs were targeting natural gas (down three from the previous week) and 642 were targeting oil in the U.S. (four less than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  364 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford fell by seven to 19 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.59/mmbtu, a decrease of  $.06 from the previous week.

The oil rig count decreased by seven to 95 with WTI oil prices continuing to inch upwards this week to $59.13, a decrease of $1.08. A total of 112 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero rigs are drilling directional wells, and two are vertical rigs. Karnes county leads Eagle Ford drilling this week running 20 rigs, while LaSalle (18) and Webb (17) following closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 22 20 BRAZOS 1 1
LA SALLE 19 18 BASTROP 1 1
WEBB 18 17 MADISON 1 1
DE WITT 14 15 AUSTIN 0 0
DIMMIT 16 12 BEE 0 0
GONZALES 6 7 COLORADO 1 0
MCMULLEN 6 6 DUVAL 0 0
FRIO 5 3 GOLIAD 0 0
LAVACA 5 3 GRIMES 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEE 0 0
FAYETTE 2 2 LEON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ZAVALA 1 2 WASHINGTON 0 0
ATASCOSA 1 1 WILSON 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.

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Eagle Ford Rig Count Back to 125

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Eagle Ford Rigs Gain One This Week

The Eagle Ford Shale rig count bounced back up to 125 rigs running across our coverage area by midday Friday.

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The U.S. rig count fell by 10, ending with 875 rigs running by midday Friday.  A total of 225 rigs were targeting natural gas (an increase of three from the previous week) and 646 were targeting oil in the U.S. (13than the previous week). The remainder were drilling service wells (e.g. disposal wells, injection wells, etc.)  369 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 near the bottom of this article.

Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Rigs

Natural gas rigs in the Eagle Ford gained one to 22 this week and natural gas prices traded at $2.65/mmbtu, an decrease of  $.24 from the previous week.

The oil rig count remained flat at 103 with WTI oil prices continuing to inch upwards this week to $60.21, an increase of $.49. A total of 116 rigs are drilling horizontal wells, zero rigs are drilling directional wells, and vertical rigs stayed at nine. Karnes county leads Eagle Ford drilling this week running 22 rigs, while LaSalle (19) and Webb (18) following closely. See the full list below in the Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by County below.

Eagle Ford Shale Drilling by Count

County Previous Week Current Week County Previous Week Current Week
KARNES 21 22 COLORADO 1 1
LA SALLE 19 19 MADISON 1 1
WEBB 18 18 ZAVALA 1 1
DIMMIT 12 16 BASTROP 1 1
DE WITT 15 14 AUSTIN 0 0
GONZALES 7 6 BEE 0 0
MCMULLEN 4 6 DUVAL 1 0
FRIO 6 5 GOLIAD 0 0
LAVACA 6 5 GRIMES 0 0
BURLESON 2 2 LEE 0 0
FAYETTE 2 2 LEON 0 0
LIVE OAK 2 2 MAVERICK 0 0
ROBERTSON 2 2 MILAM 0 0
ATASCOSA 2 1 WASHINGTON 0 0
BRAZOS 1 1 WILSON 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.


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