Eagle Ford Well Blowout Near Petersville – EOG & Nabors

EOG Resources, Nabors, and Halliburton Employees Were Onsite When Well Control Was Lost
Eagle Ford Well Blowout Near Petersville

Eagle Ford Well Blowout Near Petersville, TX | Click to Enlarge

A rig owned by Nabors was working on a horizontal Eagle Ford well for EOG Resources when well control was lost and the well blew out around 7 pm Wednesday. DrillingAhead reported comments that Halliburton employees were onsite at the time of the blow out as well.

The well is located just off State HWY 111 and FM 966 near Petersville, TX, south of Shiner and west of Yoakum in Lavaca County.

All workers have been accounted for and no injuries were reported. [Read more…]

Enterprise Products Third Yoakum Processing Plant Online, Volumes Up

NGL Production Up 532% Over The Past Year
Enterprise Eagle Ford Project Map

Enterprise Products Eagle Ford Shale Projects | Click to Enlarge

Enterprise Product Partners brought its third cryogenic processing plant in Yoakum, TX, online in March and is reaping the benefits. Natural gas processing volumes are up 38% and NGL production is up 532% from one year ago in South Texas. [Read more…]

Enterprise Products Cryogenic Processing Expands by 300 mmcfd in Yoakum

The plant is now at two-thirds of its planned ultimate capacity of 900 mmcfd
Yoakum TX Map

Yoakum, TX | Click to Enlarge

Enterprise Products’ second 300 mmcfd cryogenic processing train in Yoakum, in Lavaca County, has come online. Capacity is now 600 mmcfd at the plant and the company has the ability to extract 74,000 b/d of NGLs. The first Enterprise Yoakum processing train came online in May of 2012.

The latest announcement includes the second train and brings capacity to two-thirds of what is ultimately planned. When completed the facility will have total capacity of 900 mmcfd.

“Like the Eagle Ford Shale play itself, our Yoakum natural gas facility continues to exceed expectations and provide Enterprise with new growth opportunities,” said A.J. “Jim” Teague, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Enterprise’s general partner. “Based on the operating results [Read more…]

Enterprise Plant in Yoakum Coming Online May 1

Planned Capacity Has Tripled From Early Plans To 900 mmcfd

The first phase of Enterprise Products’ Eagle Ford midstream plant in Yoakum is coming online in the next few weeks and will have initial capacity to process 300 mmcfd.  The 100 acre plant has seen as many as 500 workers on site during various stages of construction [Read more…]

Enterprise Products Adding NGL Fractionators 7 & 8 at Mont Belvieu

Total Capacity Will Exceed 600,000 b/d at Mont Belvieu and EPD Will Have Capability to Handle 2.4 Bcf in the Eagle Ford

Enterprise Product Partners is the latest of many Eagle Ford midstream companies that are adding infrastructure to handle growing NGL production. Enterprise is already constructing its sixth fractionator at Mont Belvieu and the latest announcement comes after Dow and Shell announced plans to go forward with new petrochemical plants in the U.S.

The additions will add 150,000 b/d of incremental capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013 when total capacity will be more than 610,000 b/d at the facilities. That’s more than double the capacity of Enterprise’s plant just two years ago. The plans are supported by growing volumes of NGL production in the Eagle Ford Shale, Rocky Mountains, and West Texas. [Read more…]

Enterprise Products Partners to Expand Eagle Ford Gas Pipeline and Processing

Enterprise Products Partners announced plans to expand natural gas pipeline and NGL infrastructure in the Eagle Ford Shale. The developments are in response to demand from operators in the region who are experiencing strong growth. The company estimates current crude oil production is 200,000- 250,000 bbls/d and may ultimately reach 750,000-850,000 bbls/d. Plans will be in service by the first quarter of 2013 and include:

  • Additional 300 mmcfd train at the Yoakum cryogenic plant in Lavaca County, TX
  • Adding 62 miles of pipeline loops (24 and 30 inch) and compression to add 300 mmcfd of gathering capability
  • Y-grade pipeline from Yoakum, TX to Mont Belvieu will be expanded from a planned 20 inches to 24 inches.

The 300 mmcfd train at the Yoakum Plant is in addition to the 600 mmcfd under construction. That will bring total capacity up to 900 mmcfd at the opening of this train.  In total, Enterprise Products processing capacity in South Texas will jump from 1.5 bcfd to 2.4 bcfd when the Yoakum plant is fully functional. [Read more…]