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NW Natural promoted CFO David Anderson to executive vice president for operations and regulation. Anderson was a senior vice president/CFO with TXU Gas prior to joining NW Natural as its CFO in 2004. Also, Stephen Feltz was promoted to senior vice president and CFO, and C. Alex Miller was promoted to treasurer.

March 4, 2013
Marathon Oil: Eagle Ford, Bakken ‘Highest-Value Resource Plays’

Marathon Oil: Eagle Ford, Bakken ‘Highest-Value Resource Plays’

Marathon Oil Corp. production targets are being raised sharply for its growing plays in the Eagle Ford and Bakken Shales, while the targeted sale of assets continues, as evidenced by a $170 million sale of a gas processing interest in Louisiana, CEO Clarence Cazalot said during a 4Q2012 conference call with financial analysts.

February 11, 2013

Anadarko Onshore Experiments Drop Costs, Lift Output

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is doing “a lot” of experimentation in the U.S. onshore to determine how best to drill unconventional wells to ensure optimized estimated ultimate recoveries (EUR). What the management knows for sure is that the bigger the hydraulic fractures (fracks) the more a well can recover, said CEO Al Walker.

February 11, 2013
Eagle Ford Getting 77% of Carrizo 2013 Drilling Budget

Eagle Ford Getting 77% of Carrizo 2013 Drilling Budget

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. plans to spend $500 million on drilling and completions this year, with the lion’s share going to the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.

January 16, 2013

DRBC Launches Online Surface Water Reporting

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), which governs water use for a portion of the Marcellus Shale, has launched an online reporting system for the Water Supply Charges Program (WSCP) to streamline operations. All reports beginning this year must be completed online; reporting and payment deadlines are unchanged.

January 9, 2013

MSC Reaching Out to Promised Land Audiences

MSC also released a longer video on social media channels and is asking viewers to submit their questions about natural gas production and use. The video includes a series of clips from a variety of news programs detailing the economic benefits of developing the Marcellus Shale.

January 8, 2013

Encore Energy Looking to Lease ‘Add-On’ Utica Acreage

Encore Energy Inc., acting in its capacity as lease advisor to mineral rights owners in eastern Ohio’s portion of the Utica Shale, announced Wednesday that it was currently shopping multiple tracts of “add-on” acreage to operators in the play.

January 3, 2013

Noble Energy Considering Larger Offices in Marcellus

Noble Energy Inc. is considering a move to larger offices in the Marcellus Shale to accommodate its growing presence in the play.

December 31, 2012
Marcellus: A Source for More NGVs?

Marcellus: A Source for More NGVs?

Pennsylvania continues its support for natural gas use to power vehicles.

December 19, 2012
Eagle Ford Is Economic Engine, Foundation Report Says

Eagle Ford Is Economic Engine, Foundation Report Says

The San Antonio, TX, metropolitan area has gained about 4,000 jobs from the Eagle Ford shale Play, and its upcoming major road improvements could tap up to $12 million annually from the oil/gas development, according to a report released Tuesday by the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.

December 14, 2012