Articles by Richard Nemec

California Examines SoCalGas Injection Practice at Time of Leak Discovery

A top official in California's Department of Conservation (DOC) earlier this week told local news media that an injection practice used by Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) at the time it discovered a natural gas storage well leak last October needs further review by state regulators. It is part of the state's investigation of the prolonged leak, which has displaced thousands of local residents. Read More

Quicksilver Holding Auction for U.S. Assets; Canadian Sale to Come Later

Quicksilver Resources Inc. put its U.S. assets, including one-time high-valued ones in the Barnett Shale, on the auction block Wednesday as part of its Chapter 11 voluntary bankruptcy filing last March (see Shale Daily, Feb. 18, 2015). The Fort Worth, TX-based energy company's Canadian assets, which were not part of the bankruptcy, would be sold separately. Read More