Jamison Cocklin joined the staff of NGI in November 2013. Prior to that he worked as business and energy reporter at the Youngstown Vindicator, covering the regional economy and the Utica Shale play. He also served as a city reporter at the Bangor Daily News and did freelance work for the Associated Press. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from the University of Maine.
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EQT Corp. outlined a $2.4 billion capital expenditure (capex) budget on Tuesday, lifted by plans to resume drilling operations in Kentucky’s Huron Shale formation and intent on putting the $740 million it earned from selling its gas utility toward boosting liquids volume and further developing its expansive Marcellus Shale position.
Halcon Resources Corp. said Monday it was lowering its 2014 capital expenditures budget by 14%, bringing it from a previously announced $1.1 billion to approximately $950 million — most of which will be spent in the Bakken and Eagle Ford Shale plays.
Even with about 60% of the company’s production and capital spending still tied up in the Barnett Shale, EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP) CEO Mark Houser wasn’t shy about calling Ohio’s Utica Shale play the “key driver of the EVEP story” last week at the Wells Fargo Energy Symposium in New York.
Rice Energy Inc. unveiled sound prospects in documents filed for an $800 million public offering, shining a light on the small independent’s prime acreage in the Appalachian Basin where it plans to step on the gas in the years ahead, starting with a $1.08 billion capital budget next year.
Aubrey McClendon, the former CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp., is at it again — this time he’s linked to a complex partnership launched on Friday that seeks to raise up to $2 billion through a public offering of 100 million common units priced at $20 each.
With the help of county-level officials, researchers at West Virginia University (WVU) continue to press ahead with an air quality study at Marcellus drilling sites across the state, finding elevated levels of benzene in the air that they claim are of concern.
Yet another poll has been released gauging support for TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline, this time showing that an overwhelming bipartisan majority of American voters are in favor of the project and other large-scale energy infrastructure development across the country.
Pennsylvania wastewater management company Eureka Resources LLC plans tobegin operating a $25 million crystallizer and methanol recovery system in Lycoming and Bradford counties in 2014 that it began in 2012 (see Shale Daily, May 21, 2012). The systems would separate metals and other components from produced oil and gas water to make oil, methanol and sodium chloride that would be sold back to energy producers, wholesalers and manufacturers.