the eagleville 2 in dewitte county does the EF play go thru goliad county
the short answer is no, I dont think so. all of my maps show the Stuart city reef trend considerably to the west of goliad co. It is generally held that the Stuart reef ( Edwards limestone of mid Cretaceous age) was the edge of the shelf and past that the water got much deeper. the Eagle ford filled the basin between the reef and the very shallow waters in the San marcos area. A lot of drilling to the Stuart city and underlying reef rocks has been done and a lot is known about the Eagle ford from the logging of those wells. That there is a lot of gas in the EF has been known for a long time. A description of the drilling of the rios well, the discovery of the Luling field in 1925 talks about how going thru the eagle ford so much gas came out that it shook the rig floor.
If you want to know what you might have under some land in Goliad county a good place to look is the railroad commission website. look and see what wells nearby were drilled to and what they produced over time. To do that go to the TxRRC website and find the page that leads to "online research queries" go to the Public GIS viewer for oil & gas ect and launch the app. this will open a page with a map of Texas showing the commission districts ect. pick the "identify wells" from the map tools and scroll down counties to goliad , which happens to be # 175 the map will zoom to your county and you can zoom to where ever you wish to look up some wells. There are various things like the names of the quad maps, county lines ect. when you zoom in enough the wells will have their api identifier # visible and the original survey tracts will also be visible. the wells have different colors and symbols depending on whether they are oil wells gas wells, plugged, ect. find the wells near your land, be on the lookout for wells that are in a line, they are following a trend. that might tell you more than wells to the east or west or your tract. Now pick a well and click on it. a window that says GIS wellbore attributes pops up and there is a link to records for permits ect. click on the link operator/well bore/pdq that will take you to another window that says operator well bore and has the api # of the well you are looking up there is various information about the well and operator ect here but go to the links at the bottom, here you can look up production records, or go to imaged records for the lease. go to the lease records. this takes you to a window at "neubus" and there will be links that say "potential" or "oversized" potentials will list all of the api#s for all of the wells on the lease and are grouped by years. the oversized are big scans of either lease plat location maps, or well logs ( these are very rarely found here) when you hit the link for a potential record you will get a pdf downloaded. when you open this you will find a treasure trove of good information, buried in a giant mass of permit documents and correspondence from years ago.
now that you are looking at a pdf of drilling and completion records, among other things find the completion report. besides telling you the operator, lease name and well # there will be a report of initial production. it will list the depth to pay , which is going to be different from the total depth. the initial producing rate of how many barrels of oil, mcf or gas and bbls of water will be listed. pay close attention to the perforated intervals listed right below, these are the oil producing zones that were hit in this particular well. if you are lucky below that the depth to various geologic formations encountered drilling the well will be listed. if you root around for awhile you can get a good idea what sort of potential you might have on you tract. good luck with it.
thank you so much for all the info we have three wells one produced oil for years my greatmother owned the land i talked to the operator chislom oil and gas and they have apermit that only goes seven thousand feet and they were having trouble with the pump and casing had asand in it
back when conoco , sunann, thunderbird had the lease we were getting royalties on oil and gas , would we get more ol or gas if the had the permit to drill deeper
the only way to know is to drill. It does sound like you are in a good area. Goliad county has lots of different sands that produce from different depths. You could look at the nearby wells and see if any were drilled deeper and if they were good producers. you might also find out the names of the fields and try to search the internet for information specific to that field. Off hand I’d say that your wells dont go down all the way to the lower wilcox, so look to see if there are wells nearby wells that do. The ancient rivers built deltas in Lavaca, Colorado, Fayette counties the currents washed the sands down to the south and built beaches, strandlines we like to call them. When the sea rose they were covered by fine grained muds so that now they form excellent targets for oil exploration. Apparently there was a lot of rising and falling of the ocean back then so there are many sands to chase at different depths
thank you i will go on the rrc site and check this out