Sunday, May 29, 2011

Some numbers on Eagle Ford Shale


Eagle Ford Zooming in on South Texas
Public companies with most net acreage* in Eagle Ford shale:

• EOG Resources, Houston: 520,000 acres
• Chesapeake Energy Corp., Oklahoma City, Okla.: 445,000 acres
• Petrohawk Energy Corp., Houston: 332,300 acres
• Sm Energy Co., Denver: 250,000 acres
• Anadarko Petroleum Corp., The Woodlands: 200,000 acres
• El Paso Corp., Houston: 170,000 acres
• Exxon Mobil Corp., Irving: 140,000 acres
• Swift Energy Co., Houston: 79,000 acres
• Talisman Energy, Canada: 78,000 acres
• Rosetta Resources, Houston: 64,860


Competition for employees is driving up annual pay for jobs in the Eagle Ford shale of South Texas.

Position Salary
Engineer $180,000*
Rig tool pusher $114,000
Rig driller $62,400
Derrick man $58,250
Motorman $54,100
Floor hand $52,000
Drivers** $42,000
Laborer $40,000
Parts runner $29,000
Clerical worker $16,640
*Wages are based on avg. annual pay. **Truck driver holding Class A commercial driver's license with hazmat certification. Sources: Workforce Solutions Alamo; Chesapeake Energy; Petrohawk Energy

1 comment:

  1. Darn!! I think I only qualify for clerical worker :(