Anadarko set an Eagle Ford record with a spud to rig release time of just 6.8 days for its best well in the second quarter of 2012. On average, the company spent just 10.5 days from spud to rig release for each well. That is down from almost 18 days when the company started drilling Eagle Ford wells in 2009.
Anadarko also set a record with a weekly net production rate of 32,300 boe/d in the quarter. Gross processed production is approaching 100,000 boe/d.
Anadarko is utilizing 9 conventional rigs and 1 spudder rig in the play. Eagle Ford drilling for the second quarter included spudding 70 wells, completing 50 wells, and reaching first production on 44 wells.