Items Tagged with 'midcontinent'


Midcontinent E&Ps Hunkering Down, Says Kansas City Fed

Energy activity was flat in the first quarter across much of the Rockies and the northern half of New Mexico, as the region's exploration and production (E&P) companies said natural gas prices needed to average $3.02/MMBtu for drilling to be profitable, according to the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) of Kansas City. Read More

Gastar Emerges From Chapter 11, Goes Private

Midcontinent pure-player Gastar Exploration Inc. emerged from bankruptcy protection as a private company on Tuesday, after completing a financial restructuring and eliminating more than $350 million of debt and preferred equity obligations from its balance sheet. Read More

Midcontinent Natural Gas Use for Power Could Plunge Without Carbon Capture, Study Finds

Easily dispatchable resources including natural gas with carbon capture likely will be part of the Midcontinent’s future energy mix, but the region should “keep its options open and pursue several very low and zero-carbon options for power generation and storage” to achieve carbon reductions of 80-95% below 2005 levels by 2050, according to a new study. Read More