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  1. Eagle Ford rig count on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Countywide

    Oil and natural gas rig towers like this one are popping up all over western Karnes County again as there is a noticeable increase in petrochemical exploration activity within the Eagle Ford Shale. Activity had been on the decline from 2014 until late last year.

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  2. Eagle Ford rig count taking flightRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Countywide

    For months, the word of mouth has been that activity was picking up in the Eagle Ford Shale play again, but it was hard for businesses and citizens to quantify it. Last week, energy analysts at Piper Jaffray's Simmons & Company announced the rig count in the Eagle Ford had jumped 45 percent to 71 rigs from the average of 45 in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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  3. Eagle Ford rig counts increase for six weeks straightRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | Business Journal

    Optimism is growing in the Eagle Ford where the rig count has increased six weeks in a row.

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  4. Commissioners' resolution honors former Mayor Sylvia SteeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Countywide

    ... of Good Hope Road. Each of these roads sustained damage related to heavy truck traffic brought to the area by the Eagle Ford shale oil and natural gas boom. The total contract price is $2,676,488.31, of which 80 percent will be reimbursed to the ...

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  5. Gala brings in nearly $150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Countywide

    ... by the Karnes City Education Foundation, through functions like the gala, help fund a countywide - Karnes County Eagle Ford Energy Camp, teacher grants, early college high school, and a senior celebration. It has also help fund reading initiatives, ...

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  6. Occidental shopping for buyer for South Texas oilfield assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Dallas Morning News

    Occidental Petroleum Corp. is working with Citigroup Inc. to handle the sale of about 180,000 acres of exploration and production assets that hug the border with Mexico in South Texas, according to people familiar with the plans. After exiting its Eagle Ford non-operated properties last year, the Houston-based company is selling the rest of its South Texas assets, from wells to staffed offices, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter is confidential.

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  7. Eagle Ford rig count returns to the 60s amid slow but steady reboundRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Business Journal

    With stabilizing commodity prices, the rig count in the Eagle Ford Shale has returned to the 60s amid a slow but steady rebound in the oil and gas industry.

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  8. Tight oil expected to make up most of U.S. oil production increase through 2040, EIA saysRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | World Oil

    ... that have reduced drilling costs and improved drilling efficiency in major shale plays such as the Bakken, Eagle Ford, and the Permian basin. Production from tight oil plays surpassed 50% of total U.S. oil production in 2015 when tight oil ...

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  9. With money tight, Texas budget writers eyeing billions approved by voters for roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Texas Tribune

    More than a year after Texas voters approved routing billions in state sales taxes to roads and bridges, some lawmakers are questioning whether the first payment of $5 billion should move forward as planned. A natural gas drilling boom in the Eagle Ford Shale area in South Texas is straining the area's rural roads as more than 1,000 loaded trucks are needed to bring a single well into production.

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  10. Valero says all's fair with the flareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Countywide

    ... on a 400-acre site in Three Rivers, where it refines crude oil - 85 percent of which is sourced directly from the Eagle Ford shale region, with the remaining 15 percent coming from the Permean Basin - into products including gasoline, diesel, ...

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  11. City not springing for added festival fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Countywide

    ... funds" budget is that occupancy in the city's hotels and motels has declined dramatically since activity in the Eagle Ford shale oil field has decreased. Successful drilling and production of oil and natural gas in the nearby oil field has been ...

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  12. Permian price a oebubblea sends some operators to other fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... on the other end of the hemisphere, in Argentina's Vaca Muerta region, while Sanchez Energy has targeted the Eagle Ford of South Texas and Newfield Exploration has acquired rights in the Stack field in northern Oklahoma. In the Permian, "companies ...

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  13. Bonnie Parkera s elementary school up for landmark statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    Bonnie Parker went to elementary school here in Cement City, now part of Dallas. The sign over the entrance says "Eagle Ford District 49. The city is considering the site for an official landmark designation.

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  14. Fortson family raises millions in Kimbell Royalty public offeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... interests in 1998, initially focusing on the Permian, then expandomg to several other basins including the Eagle Ford, Terryville/Cotton Valley/Haynesville and Bakken/Williston, according to an SEC filing. These areas account for about 53 percent of ...

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  15. Workshop energizes teachers to educate students on energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Countywide

    ... students in explorations that may spark their interest in future energy careers." There will be two additional Eagle Ford area workshops in 2017: Victoria on March 1 and back in Kenedy Sept. 27. For more information and to register, visit ...

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  16. Low tax revenue leaves city workers without raises 2 minutes from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... tax collections decreased by 7.7 percent from the previous year because of decreased drilling activity in the Eagle Ford Shale. O.C. Garza, the city's spokesman, said that when the current budget was being drafted last year, City Manager Charmelle ...

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  17. West Dallas farmhouse, school house take first steps toward becoming protected landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Dallas Morning News

    ... farmhouse that once belonged to saloon owner and German immigrant Heinrich Struck; and the nearly century-old Eagle Ford School, which once educated the kids, most of them Mexican, whose parents had come to Dallas to work for the Trinity Portland ...

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  18. Eagle Ford rig count ramps back up amid stabilizing oil pricesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Business Journal

    There are signs of life in the Eagle Ford Shale, where more companies are returning to drilling now that crude oil prices have stabilized between $52 and $54 per barrel.

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  19. A rush to landmark Bonnie Parker's old school, lest the remains of Concrete City turn to dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Dallas Morning News

    At the moment, there is no easy way to access the old Eagle Ford School on Chalk Hill Road. The southbound side, off Interstate 30, is barricaded and torn up as part of an ongoing road expansion project -- nothing but crunchy clay and chalk, a couple of feet deep in some spots.

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  20. U.S. may export more oil in 2017 than four OPEC nations produceRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | World Oil

    ... America. They're not set up to handle the low-sulfur, less dense crude being produced in Texas' Permian Basin and Eagle Ford regions, where most of the U.S. output growth has occurred. "If the U.S. system can't take the crude it produces, it will ...

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