Flooding

In Harvey’s Wake, Operators Begin Picking Up the Pieces, But Impact Far From Over

The worst may not be over for the Gulf Coast oil and gas industry in what one forecaster expects to be the most costly natural disaster in U.S. history. And Hurricane Irma, a Category 2 storm as of Thursday midday, now is lurking on the same early path across the Atlantic that Harvey took.

August 31, 2017

Harvey Punishing Texas, Louisiana NatGas Processing, Refineries

Tropical Storm Harvey rained its terror on Texas again on Wednesday, making landfall about 30 miles east-southeast of the massive petrochemical and refinery complex in Port Arthur. For the energy complex, processing plants and refineries were taking the biggest hits, with flooding expected to continue along the upper Texas coast and inland through Louisiana for the next few days.

August 30, 2017

West Virginia’s NatGas Industry Donates $425,000 for Flood Victims

West Virginia’s natural gas industry has pitched in to help with recovery efforts after devastating flooding last week damaged homes and claimed the lives of as many as 23 people in the state (see Shale Daily, June 28).

June 29, 2016
Some Midstream Outages Reported After Devastating West Virginia Flooding

Some Midstream Outages Reported After Devastating West Virginia Flooding

As West Virginia endured severe flooding that claimed the lives of as many as 23 people last week, some midstream natural gas operations in the state were affected as well.

June 28, 2016

West Virginia Slammed by Severe Flooding; Some Midstream Outages Reported

As West Virginia endured severe flooding that claimed the lives of as many as 23 people last week, some midstream natural gas operations in the state were affected as well.

June 27, 2016

North Dakota Readies for Possible Flooding in Bakken

The North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) said Wednesday that it has stepped up its inspection of wells near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers after recent rains raised the prospects of flooding.

June 3, 2015
Niobrara Operators Tested by Colorado Floods

Niobrara Operators Tested by Colorado Floods

Although the storms are gone, the troubles from historic flooding along the Front Range in Colorado continued to pop up Thursday in the Niobrara Formation portion of the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. wrestled with oil spills from two of its tank batteries damaged by the still-raging flood waters.

September 20, 2013

Industry Makes Slow Progress, Eyes Damage in Colorado

Natural gas and oil operators on Thursday made headway in digging out from nearly a week of torrential rains and flash flooding that has claimed lives and property throughout the Front Range of Colorado. Two oil spills related to Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s operations were getting the major attention of industry and state officials as they continued to make post-storm assessments of the impact of historic flooding.

September 20, 2013

Colorado Floods Impacting Utilities, E&Ps and Pipes

Torrential rains and widespread flooding in Colorado that have resulted in loss of life and more than 1,000 people missing are also having a significant impact on natural gas utilities, exploration and production (E&P) companies and gas pipelines.

September 17, 2013

Baker Sees ’13 U.S. Rig Count Down 8%, Well Count Off 4%

Baker Hughes Inc. is optimistic about North America for the second half of 2013, but sector leader Schlumberger Ltd. still expects an oversupplied pressure pumping market.

July 22, 2013
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