Kodiak Completes Bakken, Three Forks Acreage Acquisition

Denver-based Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. has completed its acquisition of 42,000 net acres and associated production in North Dakota’s Williston Basin for $660 million in cash from Liberty Resources LLC. The deal included core Bakken and Three Forks producing properties in addition to undeveloped leaseholds.

July 15, 2013

Crosstex Expands Land, Sea Oil/Condensate Capacity

Crosstex Energy LP has completed two projects aimed at getting shale oil and condensate to higher paying markets.

June 28, 2013

Summit Midstream to Expand Bakken Gathering System

Summit Midstream Partners LLC plans to significantly expand its crude oil and water gathering system in North Dakota’s Williams and Divide counties in the Bakken Shale, the Dallas-based partnership said.

June 27, 2013
Carrizo’s Eagle Ford Soars Higher

Carrizo’s Eagle Ford Soars Higher

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. raised second quarter oil production guidance to 10,800-11,200 b/d from 9,600-10,000 b/d, increased its 2013 crude oil production growth target to 40% from 28% and raised its total 2013 production growth target to 10% from 6%, based largely on results in the Eagle Ford Shale.

June 18, 2013

GE Acquisition Tied to Shale, Small-Scale LNG

A unit of General Electric said Monday it has completed acquiring substantially all of the assets of a Texas-based small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) design/manufacturing firm, underscoring a recent consultant report that the shale boom is creating a more viable market for natural gas in the transportation sector.

June 4, 2013

Spectra Advances Northeast Gas Projects, Eyes Florida

Houston’s Spectra Energy has completed more than 70% of the New Jersey-New York natural gas pipeline expansion project, and services will launch later this year to carry critically needed supplies into one of the biggest service markets in the United States, CEO Greg Ebel told investors earlier this month.

May 13, 2013

Proposed Bluegrass NGL Pipeline Stirring Interest

Planning for the proposed Bluegrass Pipeline, which would carry mixed natural gas liquids (NGL) from the Northeast to the Gulf Coast, is still in early stages, but the project has piqued the curiosity of analysts who follow Bluegrass partner Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP.

April 30, 2013

Utah Adopts Greater Sage Grouse Conservation Plan

A diverse set of federal and state stakeholders has completed a new conservation plan for Utah that is designed to protect more than 90% of greater sage grouse habitat through a combination of incentives and “reasonable” regulations, Gov. Gary Herbert said last week.

April 29, 2013

Utah Adopts Sage Grouse Conservation Plan

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Wednesday said his state has completed a conservation plan to preserve greater sage grouse in his state, protecting more than 90% of the state’s species through a combination of incentives and “reasonable” regulation.

April 26, 2013

ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum Sign MOU on North American Unconventionals

ExxonMobil Corp. and Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly evaluate unconventional natural gas and associated liquids resources in North America, as well as global opportunities for liquefied natural gas (LNG).

April 16, 2013