Tom Tunstall delivered an Eagle Ford presentation at TED San Antonio earlier in the fall. The Eagle Ford is a major development on a world-wide scale and is providing opportunity for many in South Texas.
Takeaways from the presentation include:
- Eagle Ford is visible from space like the Great Wall of China
- Development is happening is what used to be the poorest counties in Texas
- $61 billion economic impact in 2012
- Eagle Ford production will surpass 1 million b/d of oil in 2014
- Be careful what you believe as "Truth"
- Techniques for capturing shale gas and oil were unveiled by smaller independent operators
- Sustainable development plans are needed to support growing communities