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Carolyn Davis

Carolyn Davis joined the editorial staff of Intelligence Press Inc. in Houston in May, 2000. Prior to that, she covered regulatory issues for environmental and occupational safety and health publications. She also has worked as a reporter for several daily newspapers in Texas, including the Waco Tribune-Herald, the Temple Daily Telegram and the Killeen Daily Herald. She attended Texas A&M University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Houston.

Tenaska, ARI and Chabina Join Navigator CO2 to Advance Heartland CCS Pipeline Project

Tenaska, ARI and Chabina Join Navigator CO2 to Advance Heartland CCS Pipeline Project

Tenaska and two more companies plan to collaborate with Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC to advance a unique carbon sequestration system across five Midwest states. Navigator said it has contracts in hand with Tenaska, Advanced Resources International (ARI) and Chabina Energy Partners LLC to progress the carbon dioxide (CO2) storage pipeline, aka the Heartland Greenway System. …

July 27, 2021
Precision’s Canada Rig Count Usurps 2019 Levels, with U.S. E&P Demand Emerging

Precision’s Canada Rig Count Usurps 2019 Levels, with U.S. E&P Demand Emerging

Precision Drilling Corp., whose operations extend across Canada, the Lower 48 and overseas, is running more rigs today than in the pre-pandemic days of 2019, with activations now underway, according to CEO Kevin Neveu. Speaking to investors during the 2Q2021 conference call, Neveu said the Calgary-based oilfield services giant delivered higher-than-expected revenue during 2Q2021.  In…

July 27, 2021
Whale of Oil, Gas Reserves Forecast to Flow by 2024 as Shell Sanctions Deepwater GOM Field

Whale of Oil, Gas Reserves Forecast to Flow by 2024 as Shell Sanctions Deepwater GOM Field

Shell Offshore Inc. on Monday pulled the trigger to develop Whale, its 12th deepwater host in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), which could see peak production of 100,000 boe/d. The Alaminos Canyon field in Block 773, about 200 miles southwest of Houston, was discovered in 2017. The Royal Dutch Shell plc subsidiary operates the field…

July 27, 2021
Restoration Proposed for ACP, SHP Lands May Avoid Significant Impacts, Says FERC Staff

Restoration Proposed for ACP, SHP Lands May Avoid Significant Impacts, Says FERC Staff

Projects to restore lands proposed by the sponsors of the scuttled Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) and Supply Header Project (SHP) appear to avoid or reduce impacts to less than significant levels, FERC staff has determined. Dominion Energy and joint venture partner Duke Energy last year canceled the 600-mile, 1.5 Bcf/d ACP, designed to run from…

July 26, 2021
Higher Natural Gas Prices, Winter Storm Give Oomph to U.S. Coal Generation, Says IEA

Higher Natural Gas Prices, Winter Storm Give Oomph to U.S. Coal Generation, Says IEA

The world’s thirst for electricity this year has led to an uptick in coal consumption and cut into U.S. natural gas consumption, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The global energy watchdog earlier this month said the world is getting back  to business following the depths of the pandemic, with energy demand rising quickly.…

July 20, 2021
Lower 48 E&Ps in Turf War as Efficiencies, Low Costs Rule

Lower 48 E&Ps in Turf War as Efficiencies, Low Costs Rule

The battle to become a top oil and natural gas producer is no longer being waged by Jett Rink-like roustabouts toiling in the sun off of caliche roads in West Texas, but rather by algorithm experts sitting in darkened, air-conditioned offices in Houston. Exploration and production (E&P) companies looking for the edge to elevate their…

July 19, 2021
Chevron, Cummins in Hydrogen Pact, While Bloom Unveils Electrolyzer

Chevron, Cummins in Hydrogen Pact, While Bloom Unveils Electrolyzer

Chevron Corp. and Cummins Inc. are exploring a strategic alliance to build market demand for hydrogen and alternative energy resources. A memorandum of understanding provides the framework for Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and Cummins to initially collaborate on four main objectives. First up is advancing public policy to promote hydrogen as a decarbonizing solution for transportation…

July 19, 2021
E&Ps to Repeat Capital Discipline Mantra in 2Q Results, but OFS May Signal Price Increases

E&Ps to Repeat Capital Discipline Mantra in 2Q Results, but OFS May Signal Price Increases

Look for North America’s oil and natural gas producers to keep the capital discipline message going when second quarter results roll out, with oilfield services (OFS) operators alerting customers that equipment and supply prices are going to increase. Three of the world’s top OFS companies kick off quarterly results in the coming days, with the…

July 16, 2021
Liberty Readies Electric Fracture Pump for Commercialization Following Permian Tests

Liberty Readies Electric Fracture Pump for Commercialization Following Permian Tests

Field testing in the Permian Basin has been completed on a next-generation electric fracture pump that emits less carbon, Denver-based Liberty Oilfield Services Inc. said. The digiFrac electric pump is a purpose-built fully integrated electric fracture pump, the company said. Final field testing was completed on a three-well pad in West Texas that has 24-hour…

July 16, 2021
U.S. Coal Generation Gains Ground from Uri and Higher Natural Gas Prices, Says IEA

U.S. Coal Generation Gains Ground from Uri and Higher Natural Gas Prices, Says IEA

The world’s thirst for electricity this year has led to an uptick in coal consumption and cut into U.S. natural gas consumption, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The global energy watchdog on Thursday said the world is getting back  to business following the depths of the pandemic, with energy demand rising quickly. Coal…

July 16, 2021
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