Montney Shale

North America's Frack Attack Coming Back

The Denver-Julesburg (DJ) and Permian basins, and the Utica Shale, should lead all onshore plays for horizontal fracturing (fracking) this year as drilling and completion (D&C) activity continues to escalate, according to PacWest Consulting Partners LLC. Read More

California Moves on Oil Rail Shipments

State lawmakers and the governor in California are continuing to raise concerns about the steep increase in rail crude oil shipments into the state (see Shale Daily,May 6). They each are pushing for beefed-up safety programs that the industry thinks are unnecessary. Read More