Despite some fall-off in overall sales, Houston-based CARBO Ceramics Inc. Thursday said it continues to see strong ceramic proppant sales volumes in the active major shale plays such as the Eagle Ford, Permian and Bakken.
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In the fall, a natural gas producer’s heart turns to selling more gas at higher prices. This winter should be somewhat colder — and more rewarding to producers — than last, according to the Natural Gas Supply Association’s (NGSA) Winter Outlook, released last Wednesday.
In the fall, a natural gas producer’s heart turns to selling more gas at higher prices. This winter should be somewhat colder — and more rewarding to producers — than last, according to the Natural Gas Supply Association’s (NGSA) Winter Outlook, released Wednesday.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is preparing to host several half-day seminars across the state this fall to educate parties on applying for $20 million in grants toward the purchase of natural gas vehicles (NGV) or the conversion of eligible vehicles to natural gas.
Stagnant natural gas production levels, which could fall into a decline before the year’s out, and an increase in gas demand for power generation and as a feedstock could spark a price rebound in 2013 as the supply-demand balance returns to equilibrium, according to Stephen Smith of Stephen Smith Energy Associates.
Marcellus Shale gas will push out some gas traditionally imported from Dawn, ON, later this year as new pipeline expansions come online, Bentek Energy LLC said in a market note.
Nabors Industries Ltd., North America’s largest onshore drilling contractor, expects operating results in the second quarter to fall below Wall Street expectations, primarily because of a slump in pressure pumping services and higher operations costs. To improve efficiencies, the company plans to consolidate its U.S. well servicing and pressure pumping operations.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has the right idea with its measured approach to oil shale production in the western United States given the risks involved, according to a white paper by sustainability advocate Ceres.
In about 18 months the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) should be able to tell the energy industry, and everyone else, just how productive the Three Forks formation, which lies below the Bakken Shale, might be.