Duval County, TX and the Eagle Ford Shale Play

Duval County Eagle Ford Shale Map
Duval County Eagle Ford Shale Map

Duval County (918 sq miles) is close to the Mexican border where the Eagle Ford Shale is present. The Eagle Ford Shale in Duval County has higher gas to oil ratios (GORs) and produces more dry gas than the more active areas to the north.  The formation is found at depths of more than 14,000 ft in Duval County . The Eagle Ford Shale is more active as the formation extends into Webb, La Salle, McMullen, and Live Oak counties.

The county traditionally produces oil and gas primarily attributable to the Frio, Hockley, Wilcox and Yegua intervals.

County services of interest to oil and gas lease owners include theDuval County Appraisal District (tax collector) office and the Duval County Clerk (property records) office. The county seat is the town of San Diego. Other towns in Duval County include Benevides and Freer.

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Major Operators in Duval

EOG Resources has the largest producing operations in the county.

Duval County - Eagle Ford Shale Upcoming Projects

This following information is provided by The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) Institute for Economic Development.

  • Eagle Ford Crossover LLC- Gas Pipeline (from La Salle County)

E&P Companies with Operations in Duval

Duval County Pipeline Companies

  • Air Liquide Large Indust US
  • City of Benavides
  • Copano Field Service
  • Enbridge Pipelines
  • Enterprise Products Operating
  • Houston Pipe Line Co.
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Lobo Pipeline Co.
  • Natural Gas Pipe Line Co. of America.
  • Southcross CCNG Transmission
  • Tejas Gas Operating
  • Texana Midstream Co.
  • Texas Eastern Transmission