Eagle Ford Shale’s big operators getting output back to pre-Harvey levels

16 Sep 2017   Shale Oil

Three weeks after Hurricane Harvey slammed into the lower Texas coast and caused widespread production shut-ins, although little actual damage, in the Eagle Ford Shale play, several big upstream operators say they are at or nearly at pre-storm levels. Devon Energy said Friday its production is at pre-storm levels in the South Texas play. The Oklahoma City-based company produced 63,000 b/d of oil equivalent in the second quarter, including 36,000 b/d of crude oil and 96,000 Mcf/d of natural gas. “Post-storm inspections indicated that Devon’s producing assets and facilities sustained minimal damage,” the company said in a statement. “The company has now resumed production from all producing pads in the Eagle Ford.” Devon estimated Harvey’s total impact on its net liquids production in the Eagle Ford and selected other US areas to be a 15,000 b/d reduction in the third quarter, about two-thirds of it oil. The impact should […]

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