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Eagle Ford Also a Tax Money Gusher, Texas Lawmakers Told

Texas lawmakers on Wednesday gained some insight into where an increasing amount of money in the Lone Star State comes from: the Eagle Ford Shale oil and gas patch. The state is producing more oil than it has in the last 25 years, thanks in large part to the unconventional play in South Texas.

February 8, 2013

Analysts: Ethane Surplus Could Last Through 2016

The Marcellus Shale, among other regions, could see persistent ethane rejection until the market comes back into balance, according to analysts at Raymond James & Associates Inc.

January 29, 2013
Shale Development Pushing New Mexico to 30-Year Production High

Shale Development Pushing New Mexico to 30-Year Production High

Based on the most recent state data for this year, New Mexico is on track to bust the 80 million bbl oil production level for the first time since the late 1970s, and natural gas is expected to stay level at about 1.2 Tcf, according New Mexico Oil and Gas Association (NMOGA) officials.

January 3, 2013

U.S. Unconventionals Spreading Wealth Nationwide

Economic contributions from unconventional development mostly are driven by the 16 states with oil and natural gas production, but a “significant portion” comes from states with no production, according to a state-by-state analysis by IHS Inc.

December 26, 2012

U.S. Unconventionals Spreading Wealth Nationwide

Economic contributions from unconventional development mostly are driven by the 16 states with oil and natural gas production, but a “significant portion” comes from states with no production, according to a state-by-state analysis by IHS Inc.

December 24, 2012
U.S. Unconventional Development Spreading Wealth Across Country

U.S. Unconventional Development Spreading Wealth Across Country

Economic contributions from unconventional development mostly are driven by the 16 states with oil and natural gas production, but a “significant portion” comes from states with no production, according to a state-by-state analysis by IHS Inc.

December 24, 2012

Colorado Water District Fights to Serve Oil/Gas Operators

A public-sector water conservancy is appealing to the Colorado Supreme Court for the right to divert and store water for prospective clients, including shale oil and gas operators. A state water court earlier denied the proposal by Yellow Jacket Water Conservancy District.

November 12, 2012

Ohio Landowners Optimistic They Will Lease Their 95K Acres

Several groups of Ohio landowners looking to lease thousands of acres in the Utica Shale believe their prospects are getting brighter now that the U.S. presidential election is over, oil and natural gas companies are starting to make moves and promising results are emerging from a well in Athens County.

November 9, 2012

People

The Railroad Commission of Texas appointed Milton Rister executive director of the agency effective Oct. 1. Rister comes from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s office, where he has served as director for administration since 2010. Before that, Rister was executive director of the Texas Legislative Council from 2006 to 2009. He also served as a senior advisor for Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in 2005. Former Executive Director John Tintera announced his retirement effective April 1 after 22 years of service to the commission (see Daily GPI, March 9).

September 12, 2012

Texas Regulator Proposes Flaring Measures

Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) Commissioner David Porter said Wednesday the state must work to mitigate the impact of numerous gas flares across the state as Texas develops its oil and gas reserves from shale plays.

May 25, 2012