Anadarko Petroleum's Eagle Ford Drilling Process - Video

Anadarko's GM Danny Brown discusses the company's Eagle Ford operations and the drilling process typically utilized by the company.

Highlights from Anadarko presentation include:

  • The company's operations border Mexico
  • 25 fold increase in production over two years
  • Anadarko wells are typically 7,000 ft deep with horizontal laterals of 6,000 ft (more than 10 Empire State building)
  • 16 inch surface conductor is set at 100 ft deep
  • Surface casing is set at approximately 2,000 ft
  • Kick out and start the horizontal lateral just above the Eagle Ford formation
  • 5 1/2 inch steel casing is set in the horizontal lateral
  • Benefits in jobs and local economy are considerable

Read more about the company's assets at our Anadarko Eagle Ford page.