Landmen headed for the Eagle Ford Shale, you’re too late. Engineers need to hurry. And beancounters, your day is coming. The Eagle Ford is the hottest thing in South Texas, but like the unconventional plays that came before, it too will have its seasons.
Articles from Engineers
It could take up to $2 billion and the next six years, but engineers at Southern California Edison Co. (SCE) think it is realistic to hope that a consortium by 2015 can turn petroleum refinery waste into an integrated gas combined-cycle (IGCC) power plant with carbon capture storage in nearby oil fields. But SCE’s project manager, Mark Nelson, told NGI the first step is to complete a feasibility study.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week issued a final permit to MoBay Storage Hub LLC authorizing construction of its 50 Bcf MoBay gas storage facility under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a final permit to MoBay Storage Hub LLC authorizing construction of its 50 Bcf MoBay gas storage facility under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) called on Congress Friday to rush the “amphibious resources” of the Navy, Coast Guard and Army Corp of Engineers to southern Louisiana to help rebuild levies and get eight shut-down gas processing plants back into operation. That was just one of several actions, the ACC recommended to alleviate the natural gas supply problem and high gas prices, as two major chemical manufacturers raised the prices of their products.
FERC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed a memorandum of agreement promoting a more streamlined regulatory process through early coordination of efforts to identify the purpose, needs and alternatives for regulated natural gas projects.
After three years of 3-D seismic mapping, Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) engineers claim to have discovered several oil and natural gas deposits in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico that could double the country’s total reserves and boost output to rival other world-class producers.