Conference

Group Aims to ‘Steer’ Eagle Ford Development Right

The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (Steer), which is claimed to be “the most comprehensive Eagle Ford Shale resource in the region,” has opened its offices in San Antonio, TX.

March 12, 2013
Gulfport Gas Output Up, Oily Production Falls

Gulfport Gas Output Up, Oily Production Falls

Gulfport Energy Corp., which released its 4Q2012 and full-year operations results on Wednesday, reported strong natural gas growth in the onshore, with falling oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) output.

February 8, 2013

Pioneer Strikes Wolfcamp JV, Abandons Barnett Sale

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has signed an agreement with Sinochem Petroleum USA LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of China’s Sinochem Group, to sell 40% of its interest in 207,000 net acres leased by the Pioneer in the horizontal Wolfcamp Shale in the southern portion of the Spraberry Trend Area Field for $1.7 billion.

January 31, 2013

Canada Natural Gas Investments Flowing West

British Columbia (BC) over the next 24 years should gain more natural gas investment than any other Canadian province, according to the Conference Board of Canada.

December 18, 2012

Industry Brief

Natural gas vehicles (NGV) are finding growing demand throughout North America, including Mexico, according to presentations at the recent NGV Global 2012 conference in Mexico City. Tepeapulco, Mexico-based Dina Camiones said it has an order for 50 compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled intercity-suburban route buses that would be built in 2013 for use in the Guadalajara area. With a range of more than 500 miles, the buses include 8.9-liter ISL G engines from Cummins Westport and advanced carbon fiber-on-aluminum CNG fuel cylinders from Luxfer.

November 27, 2012

Industry Briefs

Oneok Partners LP is holding an open season through Nov. 20 for its Bakken Crude Express Pipeline, a proposed 1,300-mile pipeline with capacity to transport 200,000 b/d of light-sweet crude oil from multiple points in the Williston Basin’s Bakken Shale in North Dakota and Montana to the crude oil market hub in Cushing, OK (see Shale Daily, April 10). Construction is expected to begin in early 2014 and be completed by mid-2015. For information, visit the project website or contact Lisa Nishimuta at (918) 588-7730, lisa.nishimuta@oneok.com; or Tim King at (918) 732-1339, tim.king@oneok.com.

September 25, 2012

Natural Gas Sings a New Tune: ‘Hit the Road, Jack’

Another energy road trip was started Thursday in Long Beach, CA, at the end of the three-day Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo 2012 conference, which included dozens of new natural gas vehicles (NGV), many of which are heavy duty trucks and tractors that can be designed for compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG).

May 21, 2012

BSEE Chief Identifies ‘Next Generation’ of Offshore Regulations

Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference last week in Houston, the head of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) outlined the “next generation of regulations” for the Outer Continental Shelf that the agency plans to tackle in the upcoming year.

May 7, 2012

BSEE’s Watson Identifies ‘Next Generation’ of Offshore Regulations

Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, the head of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) outlined the “next generation of regulations” that the agency plans to tackle during the upcoming year for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCC).

May 2, 2012

Chesapeake Quarterlies Likely Big Draw This Week

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is scheduled to report quarterly earnings late Tuesday, followed by a 9 a.m. ET conference call the following day that may draw a legion eager to hear from CEO Aubrey McClendon about what is taking place at undoubtedly the most tumultuous period in the corporation’s history.

April 30, 2012