Appalachian

Two Seen Leading Marcellus NGL Pipe Race

While multiple pipeline projects to carry natural gas liquids (NGL) from the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus Shale have been announced, ultimately only one, or perhaps two, will be needed, according to analysts at Wells Fargo Securities.

May 10, 2010

Enterprise Touts ‘Holistic’ NGL Approach

Favorable economics for natural gas liquids (NGL) are driving a flurry of projects proposed for the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus Shale, but executives at major midstream player Enterprise Products Partners LP are asking, “Where’s the market?”

May 3, 2010

Enterprise Seeking ‘Holistic’ NGL Solution

Favorable economics for natural gas liquids (NGL) are driving a flurry of projects proposed for the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus Shale, but executives at major midstream player Enterprise Products Partners LP are asking, “Where’s the market?”

April 28, 2010

Enterprise Seeking ‘Holistic’ NGL Solution

Favorable economics for natural gas liquids (NGL) are driving a flurry of projects proposed for the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus Shale, but executives at major midstream player Enterprise Products Partners LP are asking, “Where’s the market?”

April 28, 2010

Industry Brief

Fort Worth, TX-based Welltec Inc. has opened an operating facility in the Marcellus Shale region to focus on the Appalachian Basin’s burgeoning play. Welltec provides wire-line deployed conveyance technologies for horizontal and deviated wells. “We have many pre-existing relationships with clients already drilling in the Marcellus. Due to our recent increase in activity, we feel now is the time to establish ourselves in the region,” said Gregg Lindstrom, vice president of North and Central America for Welltec Inc. Welltec is currently operating in the Marcellus Shale region and will add additional assets along with staff by September.

July 31, 2009

Most Points Soften; New York Peaks at $23

Except for further spikes at Northeast citygates and also on the two major Appalachian pipelines, there were few other price gains Wednesday despite especially harsh winter weather predicted to continue Thursday in northern U.S. market areas and Eastern Canada. The previous day’s 35.8-cent slide by February futures obviously had a negative influence on most of the cash market.

January 15, 2009

New York Regulators Initiate Review of Horizontal Drilling

With the Appalachian Basin’s Marcellus Shale drawing more interest from producers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Friday initiated a public process to review its oil and natural gas regulations to include rules for horizontal gas drilling activities.

July 28, 2008

Wood Mackenzie: Rockies Contains Seven Multi-Tcf Shale Plays

With all of the recent headlines about the massive natural gas shale plays in the Appalachian Basin, across Texas, Louisiana and British Columbia, some may have forgotten about the Rocky Mountains. However, by at least one estimate, there are seven multi-Tcf plays — and maybe more — trapped inside those big rocks waiting for discovery, said Wood Mackenzie researchers.

July 14, 2008

Wood Mackenzie: Rockies Contains Seven Multi-Tcf Shale Plays

With all of the recent headlines about massive natural gas shale plays in the Appalachian Basin, across Texas, Louisiana and British Columbia, some may have forgotten about the Rocky Mountains. However, by at least one estimate, there are seven multi-Tcf plays — and maybe more — trapped inside those big rocks waiting for discovery, said Wood Mackenzie researchers.

July 11, 2008

MarkWest Boosting Appalachia Processing Capacity

Due to increased natural gas production coming out of the Appalachian region, MarkWest Energy Partners LP. said it will invest about $60 million to expand nearly all of its gas processing plants that serve the area. The company is the largest gas processor in the northeastern United States and has operated in Appalachia since 1988.

November 26, 2007