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Shell Issues First FID For Deepwater GOM Development Following 18-Month Lull

Shell Issues First FID For Deepwater GOM Development Following 18-Month Lull

A unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc on Tuesday gave the green light to its first new development in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) in 18 months, the Kaikias deepwater field about 130 miles offshore Louisiana, after slashing costs by more than half.

February 28, 2017

Fracking Did Not Harm Wyoming Water Wells, State Report Says

A state of Wyoming report released on Thursday has concluded that natural gas drilling activity, including hydraulic fracturing (fracking), did not contaminate water wells in the town of Pavillion, which five years ago was the subject of controversial U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tests tying the gas operations to water problems.

November 11, 2016

FourPoint in Hunt for Onshore Bolt-Ons Following Chesapeake Purchase

Denver-based FourPoint Energy LLC said it will continue to look for more transactions to beef up its onshore portfolio after tripling its staff and offices through its buyout of Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s remaining Anadarko Basin properties.

June 1, 2016
Record GOM Production Expected in 2017, EIA Says

Record GOM Production Expected in 2017, EIA Says

Eight oil and gas fields in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM) came online last year, four are slated to start up this year and two more ramp up in 2017, all signs that offshore output should hit record highs next year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Thursday.

February 18, 2016

Memorial Grows North Louisiana Acreage

Memorial Resource Development Corp. (MRD) in separate deals is acquiring or leasing acreage adjacent to its North Louisiana operating areas in the Cotton Valley Sands formation’s Terryville Complex.

September 22, 2015

J-W Acquires Louisiana Properties From BHP Billiton

A subsidiary of J-W Energy Co., a privately-held exploration and production (E&P) company based in Dallas, said it has acquired oil and natural gas properties in northern Louisiana from Australia’s BHP Billiton Ltd., a move that will increase its production totals and proven reserves.

November 21, 2014

New Research Begins in Unconventional Plays, With Assist From DOE

Three field laboratories and six research projects across the United States will be hard at work over the next few years to develop technology that minimizes environmental impacts of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) resource development, while maximizing economic and national security benefits.

November 7, 2014

Stampede Field in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico in Production by 2018, Hess Says

Hess. Corp., operator and partial owner of the Stampede oil and natural gas project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), will move forward with the project and expects it to begin production in 2018, the company said Thursday.

October 30, 2014

Hess to Spend $550 Million on Deepwater GOM Projects

Hess Corp. plans to spend $5.8 billion on capital expenditures (capex) in 2014, devoting $550 million to production and development projects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM).

January 24, 2014

EQT, Green Field Complete Field Gas-Only Frack Job

Appalachian operator EQT Corp. and the oilfield services company Green Field Energy Services have completed multiple hydraulic fracturing (fracking) stages using pumps powered 100% by Marcellus Shale gas at a well site.

September 20, 2013
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