Emerging

Domestic Natural Gas Output Down Except in ‘Headline’ Onshore Plays

“Headline” U.S. natural gas production continues to move higher, but signs of decline are emerging in some onshore plays, according to Barclays Capital energy analysts. Low gas prices also aren’t likely to encourage explorers this year, said a Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P).

January 11, 2013
Goodrich Spending Targeting Oil in Eagle Ford, TMS

Goodrich Spending Targeting Oil in Eagle Ford, TMS

Goodrich Petroleum Corp. said Thursday it plans to spend between $175 million and $200 million on capital expenditures (capex) in 2013, most of which will go toward drilling for oil in the Eagle Ford Shale and Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS), but a small portion will be spent on dry gas in the Haynesville Shale.

January 4, 2013

No Drought About it: Produced Water Saving Freshwater

The re-emerging Mississippian Lime may be cheaper to drill than in some deeper formations, but an abundance of produced water has created a flood of innovative solutions by some operators.

December 10, 2012
No Drought About it: Produced Water Produces Oil

No Drought About it: Produced Water Produces Oil

The re-emerging Mississippian Lime may be cheaper to drill than in some deeper formations, but an abundance of produced water has created a flood of innovative solutions by some operators.

December 4, 2012

MarkWest CEO Sees ‘Explosive Growth’ in 2013

Continuing growth in the Marcellus Shale and emerging opportunities in the Utica Shale should lead to an increase in natural gas liquids (NGL) processing to 4.8 Bcf/d in 2013 from 2012’s 2.7 Bcf/d, CEO Frank Semple said last week.

November 12, 2012

Operators Move Rigs to 69 New Counties Nationally Last Week

If you’re looking for the newest hotspot for onshore oil and gas development anywhere in the United States, from a target within the emerging Mississippian Lime of Oklahoma and Kansas to a new location in the more established Marcellus Shale of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, NGI’s Shale Daily has a new resource to help identify drilling trends.

October 22, 2012
Operators Move Rigs to 69 New Counties Nationally Last Week

Operators Move Rigs to 69 New Counties Nationally Last Week

If you’re looking for the newest hotspot for onshore oil and gas development anywhere in the United States, from a target within the emerging Mississippian Lime of Oklahoma and Kansas to a new location in the more established Marcellus Shale of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, NGI’s Shale Daily has a new resource to help identify drilling trends.

October 22, 2012

Operators Moved Rigs to 69 New Counties Nationally Last Week

If you’re looking for the newest hot spot for onshore oil and gas development anywhere in the United States, from a target within the emerging Mississippian Lime of Oklahoma and Kansas to a new location in the more established Marcellus Shale of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, NGI’s Shale Daily has a new resource to help identify drilling trends.

October 22, 2012

Chesapeake Markets Granite Wash, Hogshooter Acreage

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is looking for buyers for some land in Western Oklahoma’s emerging Granite Wash and Hogshooter plays, according to Meagher Energy Advisors.

October 12, 2012

Lawyer: Industry Should Follow Basin Issues, Especially at DRBC

Oil and natural gas companies looking to drill within regulated interstate river basins need to familiarize themselves with issues facing the local river basin commission and take those issues seriously before ultimately deciding whether to drill, an industry attorney said.

September 27, 2012