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Heavy Metals Found in Barnett Area Water, But Source Unknown

Heavy Metals Found in Barnett Area Water, But Source Unknown

A study of Barnett Shale region water wells has found elevated levels of heavy metals near natural gas extraction sites, but a link to drilling/production activity has not been determined and may not be, researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) said.

July 30, 2013

Ryder Revs Up Marketing Push in Oil/Gas Fields

Ryder Systems Inc., a transportation, logistics and supply chain management company that has made a large commitment to natural gas and other alternative transportation technologies, has an initiative to penetrate U.S. shale plays, CEO Robert Sanchez said during a second quarter earnings conference call.

July 29, 2013

Power Generator Feeling Mexico NatGas Exports

Large natural gas end-users, consumer advocates and environmentalists have raised a cry about exporting U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Asian and European markets, but one power generator executive wonders why no one is questioning increasing pipeline exports of gas to Mexico.

July 22, 2013

Oil, Gas Sector Silent on McCarthy Confirmation

Environmental groups, the Edison Electric Institute and large natural gas end-users were quick to commend the Senate’s confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), but oil and natural gas companies were apparently following the rule, “if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.”

July 19, 2013

Alberta Taking Capacity in TransCanada Mainline Oil Conversion

The Alberta government has stepped forward as a customer for the planned conversion of one large pipe of the six parallel pipes that comprise TransCanada Corp.’s natural gas Mainline, which has suffered severely declining natural gas transport volumes, to oil service (see Daily GPI, April 29).

July 8, 2013

Alberta Takes Capacity on TransCanada Mainline Conversion

The Alberta government has stepped forward as a customer for the planned conversion to oil service of one large pipe of the six parallel pipes that comprise TransCanada Corp.’s natural gas Mainline, which has suffered severely declining gas transport volumes (see NGI, April 29).

July 8, 2013

Northeast Still Gaining, But Futures Tumble

Cash prices overall were steady Thursday in large part due to physical traders getting their deals done prior to the release of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) storage figures and subsequent price volatility.

May 31, 2013

Pioneer Gets A ‘Strong Mabee’ on Wolfcamp B Prospectivity

Pioneer Natural Resources Co.’s first horizontal Wolfcamp Shale well in Martin County, TX, — the Mabee K #1H — has been placed on production with an initial rate that the company called “strong,” and an analyst following Pioneer said confirms prospectivity in the county.

May 23, 2013

AES Repowering Some U.S. Coal Plants with Natural Gas

Global generator AES Corp. said it plans to build a large-scale natural gas-fired plant at an existing site in Indiana, part of a sweeping plan to shutter or renovate more than a dozen coal-fired generation units in Indiana and Ohio.

May 16, 2013

EOG’s Papa Eschews NatGas, Sees Eagle Ford Cruising

EOG Resources Inc. last week reported a nearly 53% increase in net income for the first quarter of 2013, gains due in large part to hefty growth in the Eagle Ford Shale.

May 13, 2013
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