Time is the true arbiter in many things. As is the case with fine wine, this is also true for oil and gas plays—for it is only after the passage of time that a play’s true nature is revealed.

Staying with our wine theme, it seems appropriate to uncork the Eagle Ford at this time. First, a brief review of Eagle Ford history will refresh memories. Petrohawk Energy Corp. is widely credited with introducing the modern Eagle Ford in 2008. That year, the play saw a little more than a handful of wells turned online.

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