EIA releases new Eagle Ford Shale maps

Eagle Ford Shale Play Map
Source: EIA

The U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) has added and updated geologic information and maps of the Eagle Ford shale play.

The geologic elements characterized and updated since the 2010 Eagle Ford Shale Play map include contoured elevation of the top of formation (structure), contoured thickness (isopach), major structures and tectonic features (regional faults and folds etc.), play boundaries, well locations and gas-to oil ratios of wells producing from January 2000- June 2014.

These geologic elements are documented and illustrated as a series of maps. The Eagle Ford play map consists of layers of geologic and production information that can be published either as separate thematic maps (such as Figure 1) or as a single map with interactive layers. Data sources include DrillingInfo Inc. (DI, a commercial oil and gas well database), the U.S. Geological Survey, the Bureau of Economic Geology, the Texas Natural Resources Information System (a division of the Texas Water Development Board), peer-reviewed research papers, and academic theses.

You can read more detail about the new EIA maps here.

Eagle Ford Overview
Source: EIA
Eagle Ford Initial GOR
Source: EIA
Eagle Ford Play Footprint
Source: EIA
Eagle Ford Elevation Contours
Source: EIA

Eagle Ford Thickness Contours
Source: EIA

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