The eagle ford btm cube volume contains indexed well header information minded from tgs extensive well logs database. The thickest areas are focused around webb, dimmit and maverick counties. Most of the oilproducing wells are located on the northern part of the play. Water use in the eagle ford shale page 1 the bush school of government and public service 4220 tamu college station, tx 778434220 executive summary the eagle ford shale is a massive geologic formation located in south texas spanning 30 texas counties from brazos county in the north east to webb county in the southwest. The 5 companies dominating the eagle ford shale play the. This information provides a better understanding of recent production within the. Energy information administration updates to the eagle ford shale play maps 2 the eagle ford play boundaries the eagle ford play figure 1 has four major boundaries. The eagle ford shale is a hydrocarbonproducing geological formation of significant importance due to its capability of producing both natural gas and also more oil than other traditional shale plays. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content.
Eogs eagle ford situation may be indicative of overall. Eagle ford shale drilling activity in 2020 and 2019. This eagle ford wall map highlights the great surge of horizontal drilling that has taken place in the eagle ford shale region in recent years. The eagle ford btm neighbors tgs tuscaloosa marin shale btm. Home eagle ford shale resources blume library at st. Get directions, maps, and traffic for eagle ford, tx. Karnes, gonzales, dewitt, lasalle, mcmullen, and dimmit. This data includes wells permitted, wells drilled and well completed and wells drilled, but uncompleted, ducs.
Visit the company pages for more information on active operators in the eagle ford. It stretches from the mexican border between laredo and eagle pass up through counties east of temple and waco. The extensive crude oil, natural gas and ngl pipeline networks and gas processing plants are pinpointed throughout the eagle ford shale region. It is important to pay close attention to the dark areas of this map. Initially the eagle ford formation was known as the mother rock of the gas and petroleum conventional reservoirs produced from the austin chalck formation and it has been studied since the year 1887 by hill, who gave it his name, from outcrops of.
Based on the geologic atlas map of texas, north texas consists of sedimentary rock with smectite clay minerals and sulfates 6. A nighttime photo taken from high above the eagle ford shale formation shows the bright lights from the. The eagle ford is predominantly composed of organic matterrich fossiliferous marine shales and marls with interbedded thin limestones. Assessing well performance in a prolific liquidsrich shale play. Play area and structural controls of the upper cretaceous eagle ford shale of south, central, and east texas. This is the most comprehensive map of the eagle ford shale area available. The summer 2011 issue of upstream pumping solutions covered efforts in the eagle ford shale.
Hart energy provides the complete coverage of the eagle ford shale play, including infrastructure, key activities, emerging technologies and top operators. There are over 300 offsetting wells producing in the area, including wells drilled in three different eagle ford producing intervals. Fully indexed to help you quickly find landmarks and remote county roads. Eagle ford map the eagle ford shale is a geological formation underlying parts of south texas that is rich in hydrocarbons gas and oil. The 5 companies dominating the eagle ford shale play production in the eagle ford might be down, but eog resources, conocophillips, bhp billiton, chesapeake energy, and marathon oil have the.
Production rocketed from a mere few hundred barrels per day bpd at its discovery in 2008 up to a. More than 150 pages of maps covering more than 20,000 square miles in the area from eagle pass to halletsville. Oil production from the eagle ford grew from 352 barrels of oil per day bopd in 2007 to over 1. Hart energy provides the complete coverage of the eagle ford shale play, including infrastructure, key activities, emerging technologies and top. The eagle ford is the second most actively drilled basin in the united states with 80 rigs compared to the permian basin count of 522. During third quarter 2019, six counties produced 78 percent of eagle ford s oil. Eagle ford shale reports directories maps hart energy store. The eagle ford shale eagleford shale discovered in 2008 is a sedimentary rock formation from the late cretaceous age underlying much of south texas which covers 3000 square miles and consists of an organicrich marine shale that also has been found to appear in outcrops braithwaite, 2009. Hart energy provides the complete market overview of the eagle ford shale play spanning from the u.
The upper cretaceous cenomanian to turonian eagle ford shale, currently one of the most active gas shale plays in the world, extends 400 mi from the maverick basin and adjacent western san marcos arch in south and central texas to the east texas basin fig. Index map of texas illustrating the eagle ford egfd trend area as defined by well activity 3500 wells. Geological controls on matrix permeability of the eagle. Eagle ford shale map provides detailed play visualization of key activities, including rig count, well production, infrastructure and top operators. Welcome to eagle ford were an automotive company with people at its heart. It is clearly mapped using data from the suomi satellite which senses electric illumination and heat from natural gas flaring. Unlike the permian basin, which has shale and marine deposits from multiple eras, the eagle ford shale is a singular age. The eagle ford shale discovered in 2008 is a sedimentary rock formation from the late cretaceous age underlying much of south texas which covers 3000 square miles and consists of an organicrich marine shale that has also been found to appear in outcrops braithwaite, 2009.
Oil and gas maps perrycastaneda map collection ut library. In 2015, pioneer natural resources filed a report with the federal securities and exchange commission, in which the shale drilling and fracking company said that it was drilling the most productive wells in the eagle ford shale in texas. Our eagle ford shale counties section provides a list and detail on the 30 counties where the efs is or has been targeted. Wells drilled within this area using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing have typically been successful. The eagle ford shale, which is located in southern texas and features separate dry gas, wet gascondensate, and crude oil windows, may only have six. Eia updates eagle ford maps to provide greater geologic. Granted, the eagle ford shale may not reside in the same heavyweight class. Delineation of an oil windowan integrated approach the eagle.
Medium to dark gray shale, bituminous, selenitic, calcareous concretions and septaria, a few thin platy beds of sandstone and sandy limestone. Since then, the play has been a victim of its own success. The eagle ford play in the center south of texas is the largest tight oil producer and the second largest shale gas producer in the united states. According to wildhorse, the acquisition will also give the company a larger acreage position in the eagle ford shale than sanchez energy corp. Eagle ford shale play maps key activities hart energy store. Known as a worldclass source rock for years, the eagle ford shale became a worldclass oil reservoir early in the second decade of the 21st century. United states eagle ford shale report 2019 oil and gas. Eagle ford shale was formed in the upper cretaceous series with gas, condensate, and oil. The eagle ford shale in the us, 2019 oil and gas shale market analysis and outlook to 2023 report has been added to s offering. The green area on this map marks the geographic extent of drilling activity in the eagle ford shale natural gas and oil play. Today, eagle ford is a predominately hispanic, workingclass neighborhood. The core counties include an area that stretches from north of gonzales down to webb county at the texasmexican border. Overshadowed by permian, but eagle ford making its own. The green area on this map marks the geographic extent of drilling activity in the eagle ford shale natural gas.
Below youll find various maps of eagle ford play locations and drilling. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The eagle ford basin btm study is located in texas and spans over most of the south western counties and reaches up into the eastern side of the state. Recent updates to the energy information administration s maps and geologic information for the eagle ford tight oil and shale gas play in texas help to characterize the formations structure, thickness, and surface area, as well as the gastooil ratio of its producing wells from january 2000 to june 2014. The eagle ford shale, which is about 600 kilometers 400 miles long and 80 kilometers 50 miles wide, is a source of both oil and gas.
Companies drilling in eagle ford san antonio business. The tceq s primary role in the oil and gas fields is regulating emissions and ensuring air quality. According to the energy information administration, the currently defined boundaries of the eagle ford shale formation fall within a 23county region. Companies drilling in eagle ford ranked by largest number of drilling permits in eagle ford shale. Pumping services associated with hydraulic fracturing in the eagle ford are continuing to mature. It was not very long ago that everyone was praising the potential of the eagle ford shale field as being far superior to the bakken formation, which started the shale oil boom early on. Fracked shale oil wells drying up faster than predicted. The eagle ford group also called the eagle ford shale is a sedimentary rock formation deposited during the cenomanian and turonian ages of the late cretaceous over much of the modernday state of texas. Trust, integrity, honesty and our clientfirst focus is what sets eagle corner apart in the south african automotive industry. The eagle ford shale of south texas was once one of the fastestgrowing oil fields in the world. Because of the limited amount of core data available for this study, it was not possible to find a good correlation between the volume fraction of pyrite and organic matter for the eagle ford. Eagle ford shale facts and information natural gas intel. Eagleford shalegas study bureau of economic geology. Study optimizes eagle ford completion the american oil.
The san antonio business journal is providing a look at the top five from one of the lists in our sept. The eagle ford shale of texas is a crescentshaped area of drilling activity north of laredo and south of san antonio. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. In the oil patchs proverbial basin battle of economics and relative value, the eagle ford shale is coming on strong. Location map showing active tectonicdepositional features during eagle ford deposition. Operations are moving forward, and key equipment developments and upfront planning are improving stimulation and completion in this shale. The eagle ford shale is a hydrocarbonproducing geological formation extending over 26 counties. The shale play trends across texas from the mexican border into east texas, roughly 50 miles wide and 400 miles long with an average thickness of. These results indicate that the eagle ford shale in wells bd and cb is mature, and overmature in the lk well. Eagle ford shale play maps for south texas see the list of counties for more information. Below youll find various maps of eagle ford play locations and drilling operations. Our acreage is adjacent to offset operators with successful drilling programs and proven acreage.1599 252 1060 1455 1111 1250 219 797 189 933 125 1133 903 1250 301 337 1512 1219 1161 407 1320 1576 1281 344 1099 1208 654 55 376 459 1035 1119 673 291 541 529 393 1484 1197 956 125