Permian Basin-focused Energen Resources Corp., said Wednesday its first well to test the upper Wolfcamp Shale in the Midland Basin and three upper Wolfcamp wells in the Delaware Basin have shown “excellent results.”
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Federal and state officials concede there was a “miscommunication” between them over plans by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put more than 4,000 acres of a state forest in Ohio up for oil and gas leasing, and the sale has been put on hold.
The head of the Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC) said the organization is not opposed to Utica Shale development and hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but wants to see the industry, landowners and other stakeholders come to an agreement over developing eastern Ohio’s portion of the play.
In its reluctance to share its natural gas resources with the world, the United States is operating in a scarcity mode, which is at odds with today’s abundance, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Tuesday.
Like other cities and its own county in Colorado, the Boulder City Council is set to consider two actions related to the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on open space within the city limits.
Following an unsuccessful open season, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) has shelved plans for the Freedom Pipeline, which would have carried Permian Basin crude oil from Texas to California refineries.
Natural gas cash prices made a mid-spring advance of 4 cents overall Tuesday as a forecast influx of winter-like cold and snow was expected to pummel the nation’s midsection. The largest price increases were seen in the Midwest and Midcontinent, and California and the Gulf also registered gains. New England was flat to lower, and eastern prices made a nominal advance. At the close of futures trading, June had eased 4.9 cents to $4.343 and July was off 4.7 cents to $4.394. June crude oil fell $1.04 to $93.46/bbl.
The oil and natural gas industry in New York State is “imperiled” and “in crisis” because of the ongoing delay over whether to allow hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the state, according to a letter sent Monday to Gov. Andrew Cuomo by the Independent Oil & Gas Association of New York (IOGA).
Americans like their natural gas molecules to be homegrown, and most of them prefer that they be kept at home instead of shipped abroad as liquefied natural gas (LNG), a recent poll by the University of Texas at Austin (UT) found. The same survey found that Republicans support hydraulic fracturing (fracking) while Democrats oppose it.
Americans like their natural gas molecules to be homegrown, and most of them prefer that they be kept at home instead of shipped abroad as liquefied natural gas (LNG), a recent poll by the University of Texas at Austin (UT) found.