Eagle Ford Shale

Spectra Secures 650,000 Dth/d of Contracts for Bi-Directional Service on Tetco

Spectra Energy and Spectra Energy Partners Monday announced they have executed new long-term contracts to bi-directionally transport 650,000 Dth/d of natural gas on their Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) system to accommodate the growing manufacturing sector and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export market along the Louisiana and Texas coast. Read More

Texans Pass Water Measure Supported by Oil, Gas Industry

Texans have voted overwhelmingly for a constitutional amendment to allocate $2 billion from the state's "rainy day" fund to programs intended to secure water supplies in the frequently drought-stricken state. The measure had the support of the oil and gas industry, whose use of water for hydraulic fracturing is often scrutinized. Read More

ExxonMobil Makes Strong Turn to U.S. Liquids

Like the lumbering giants they resemble, oil majors take a bit more time to pivot from one target to the next, a task exceedingly difficult for North America's top natural gas producer, ExxonMobil Corp. The pirouette to more oily targets came full circle in the third quarter in the three most strategic U.S. leaseholds, the Permian Basin and the Woodford and Bakken shales. Read More