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The Eagle Ford Shale is back, kind of

Written by Jennifer Hiller at The San Antonio Express

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It isn’t the boom days when oil trucks created big-city traffic jams on gravel roads and a night at a mediocre hotel cost $300. But the Eagle Ford Shale is back from the bust – sort of – at a level that’s admittedly more middle-aged, less teenager.

The 400-mile South Texas oil field, which sweeps from Laredo to College Station, has produced around 2.5 billion to 2.6 billion barrels since the first wells were drilled in late 2008, said Allen Gilmer, founder of the research firm Drillinginfo, who spoke Thursday at Hart Energy’s DUG Eagle Ford Conference, held last week at the Convention Center.

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Written by Jennifer Hiller at The San Antonio Express

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