Growing Demand for Dual-Fuel and E-Fleets, but E&P Activity Still Weak, Says ProPetro Chief

Permian Basin-focused ProPetro Holding Corp. is giving its exploration customers more of what they want – electric and dual-fuel fleets – as it continues to industrialize its business, CEO Sam Sledge said. The Midland, TX-based completions expert works across the Lower 48, with most of the exploration and production (E&P) work centered in the Permian.…

Weaker Output Not Enough to Send Off March Natural Gas Futures in Style

Natural gas futures were mixed on Tuesday, with the March contract off slightly amid light volume. But the April contract was boosted by bargain buying and a continued slide in production that could, if sustained, address supply/demand imbalance and bolster prices in the medium term. At A Glance: Output slips below 102 Bcf/d Solid but…

February 28, 2024

Oneok Capitalizing on Flood of Bakken Natural Gas

Rising gas-to-oil ratios (GOR) and a mandate to stamp out flaring in the Bakken Shale mean opportunity for the Williston Basin’s leading natural gas processor, Oneok Inc., management said Tuesday. During a call with analysts to discuss the midstreamer’s fourth quarter 2023 earnings, CEO Pierce Norton II and his executive team highlighted that GORs in…

February 28, 2024

Sempra Looking Beyond LNG Pause to ‘Development Milestones’ for Port Arthur, Cameron Expansions

While U.S. LNG developers navigate the fallout of a pause in new worldwide liquefied natural gas export authorizations, Sempra Infrastructure executives said they were still focusing on the best prices and partnerships, rather than permitting timelines. The LNG and Mexico infrastructure arm of San Diego-based Sempra is currently in the early phases of construction on…

February 28, 2024

Canada Officials See American LNG Export Pause as ‘An Opportunity for Us’ 

The Biden administration’s pause on LNG export licenses may have opened the door for competing projects in Canada to gain ground after years of lagging behind. Canadian officials this month have been playing up their lower emission bonafides in the wake of their southern neighbor’s pause on licenses, in a bid to push for Canada’s…

February 28, 2024