Impetus

Colorado Poised to Make Drilling Rules Mandatory

After relying on industry voluntary actions regarding drilling setback and water sampling approaches, Colorado regulators are poised to establish new mandatory rules covering exploration and production (E&P) companies.

January 7, 2013

El Paso ‘Encouraged’ by Gulf Coast Ethane Expansions

Recent announcements by Dow Chemical Co. and others to expand chemical facilities on advantageous shale gas supplies give new impetus to El Paso Corp.’s proposed pipeline from the Marcellus Shale to the Gulf Coast, CEO Doug Foshee said Thursday.

May 9, 2011

El Paso ‘Encouraged’ by Ethane Expansions on Gulf Coast

Recent announcements by Dow Chemical Co. and others to expand chemical facilities to take advantage of shale gas supplies gives new impetus to El Paso Corp.’s proposed pipeline from the Marcellus Shale to the Gulf Coast, CEO Doug Foshee said Thursday.

May 6, 2011

U.S. Horizontal Rigs Set New Record

A move by shale gas operators to use horizontal drilling techniques in liquids plays may be the impetus in setting a new all-time record for horizontal drilling. A total of 943 horizontal rigs were in operation during the week ending Nov. 5, according to statistics compiled by Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI).

November 8, 2010

U.S. Horizontal Rig Count Eclipses Record

A move by shale gas operators to use horizontal drilling techniques in liquids plays may be the impetus in setting a new all-time record for horizontal drilling. A total of 943 horizontal rigs were in operation during the week ending Nov. 5, according to statistics compiled by Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI).

November 8, 2010

GE Snaps Up Gas Services Provider Dresser

Growth in natural gas infrastructure services appeared to be the impetus behind General Electric Co.’s (GE) announcement Wednesday that it would pay $3 billion to buy Dresser Inc.

October 11, 2010

Alberta Lease Sale Smashes Record

Changes that revised Alberta’s royalty regime earlier this year to the benefit of the province’s natural gas and oil producers were the impetus for record lease sales at the end of September, provincial leaders said.

October 11, 2010

GE Snaps Up Gas Services Provider Dresser

Growth in natural gas infrastructure services appeared to be the impetus behind General Electric Co.’s (GE) announcement last week that it would pay $3 billion to buy Dresser Inc.

October 11, 2010

Alberta Lease Sale Smashes Record

Changes that revised Alberta’s royalty regime earlier this year to the benefit of the province’s natural gas and oil producers were the impetus for record lease sales last week, provincial leaders said.

October 5, 2010

Nearly All of Market Records Moderate Gains

Other than some chill in the South, it was hard to tell where the impetus for higher numbers at most points came from Tuesday. Regardless, a large majority of the market was up as prices managed to stave off the effect of spring-like weather for at least one more day.

March 17, 2010
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