optimization and Efficiencies
Eagle Ford, Texas

About the PlayEagle Ford

The Eagle Ford formation stretches across a wide swath of South Texas and represents a more mature stage of development than our other U.S. resource plays. Seven years after we entered the region, our focus has transitioned from rapid growth to efficient development and capturing cash flow from existing wells. Our incremental but steady improvement in drilling efficiencies has been achieved through process optimization, the use of high-spec rigs and experienced crews, and numerous small innovations.

Our advanced SCADA and digital operating control center drives increased efficiency through automated production trend monitoring and automated alerts on our more than 1,500 producing wells. Roughly two-thirds of our acreage is located in Karnes and Atascosa counties. 

We continue to increase well productivity through completion optimization and efficiency gains while bringing on fewer wells. 

Latest Activity2Q 2019

Our Eagle Ford production averaged 109,000 net boed in the second quarter of 2019. Activity featured impressive results across the Company's acreage position. In Karnes County, a four-well pad achieved an average 30-day initial production (IP) rate of 3,230 boed (67% oil), establishing a new pad record for the Company in the Eagle Ford. We continued to deliver strong results from the expanded core of Atascosa County, and enhanced completion techniques were successfully applied in Gonzales County.

109,000 Net BOED average production in 2Q 2019

41 gross Company-operated wells to sales in 2Q 2019

continuing to drive a trend of lower completed well costs per lateral foot

Returns and free cash flow

125 - 135

expected gross operated wells to sales in 2019

90% Karnes and core atascosa counties

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