Pioneer Natural Resources Co.’s Eagle Ford Shale play is “hitting on all cylinders,” and in the liquids-rich Barnett Shale combo play, well costs are declining, COO Timothy Dove said during an earnings conference call.
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CME Group went on the defensive Wednesday after The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) in a front-page expose said high-speed traders using powerful computers are trying to profit from being able to see their own futures market orders executed milliseconds before the rest of the market is able to see them.
After drilling some disappointing wells targeting the Hogshooter interval of the Granite Wash in the Texas Panhandle, Linn Energy LLC is now concentrating its efforts on the Oklahoma Hogshooter, where the reservoir is seen to be of better quality with less variability, CEO Mark E. Ellis said Thursday.
One day after a report by Harvard Law School researchers leveled withering criticism against FracFocus, the two organizations that jointly manage the oil and natural gas disclosure registry fired back for what they claim were misrepresentations of the site.
After five consecutive quarters of falling rig counts, U.S. onshore rig activity will improve through the rest of the year, according to a forecast issued on Friday by Baker Hughes Inc.
With the price of gold now down nearly 30% from its record September 2011 high of $1,920.30/oz to around $1,377, analysts looking for a commodity to be bullish about have turned their focus to natural gas as a new commodity “safe haven,” thanks to the shale revolution.
Two natural gas midstream operators in western Pennsylvania have agreed to improve their facilities after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said they failed to comply with Clean Air Act (CAA) rules to prevent accidental releases of flammable substances.
Thirteen years after the 2000-01 energy market meltdown there are still parts of old legal and regulatory cases emerging in California that carry potentially multi-billion dollar consequences. Two cases emerged the first two weeks of April — one in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco and other at California’s state regulatory commission in the same city.