EOG Resources Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on June 12, 1985. The Company explores for, develops, produces and markets crude oil and natural gas in the producing basins in the United States of America (United States or U.S.), The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), the United Kingdom (U.K.), The People's Republic of China (China), Canada and, from time to time, select other international areas. The Company's exploration and production includes United States Operations, and Operations outside the United States. The Company's United States Operations includes Eagle Ford, Rocky Mountain, Upper Gulf Coast, Mid-Continent, South Texas, Marcellus Shale, and Williston Basin. The Company's Operations outside the United States include offshore Trinidad, in the U.K. East Irish Sea, in the China Sichuan Basin and in Canada. Its reserves in this region include SECC Block, Modified U(a) Block, Modified U(b) Block, Block 4(a) and the EMZ Area, among others. The Company competes with integrated oil and gas companies, government-affiliated oil and gas companies and other independent oil and gas companies for the acquisition of licenses and leases, properties and reserves and access to the facilities, equipment, materials, services and employees and other contract personnel (including geologists, geophysicists, engineers and other specialists) required to explore for, develop, produce, market and transport crude oil and natural gas. Crude oil and natural gas production operations are subject to various types of regulation, including regulation in the United States by federal and state agencies.