Monterey

Mexico’s First NatGas Hub Expected in 2018, Cenagas Says

Mexico’s First NatGas Hub Expected in 2018, Cenagas Says

The Centro Nacional de Control de Gas Natural (Cenagas) is working to create Mexico’s first natural gas hub by next year in the industrialized northeastern region, just across the border from South Texas.

October 17, 2017
Cenagas Pushing for Mexico’s First NatGas Hub by Next Year

Cenagas Pushing for Mexico’s First NatGas Hub by Next Year

The Centro Nacional de Control de Gas Natural (Cenagas) is working to create Mexico’s first natural gas hub by next year in the industrialized northeastern region, just across the border from South Texas.

October 16, 2017
Exploratory Wells in Monterey’s Deep Basin ‘Unlikely to be Successful,’ Says USGS

Exploratory Wells in Monterey’s Deep Basin ‘Unlikely to be Successful,’ Says USGS

In the first means assessment of unconventional, technically recoverable resources in California’s Monterey formation in the deepest parts of the San Joaquin Basin, federal geologists have determined it contains an estimated 27 Bcf of natural gas, 21 million bbl of oil and 1 million bbl of natural gas liquids, smaller than previous estimates.

October 7, 2015
Fracking, Monterey Not Expected to Boom in California, Scientists Say

Fracking, Monterey Not Expected to Boom in California, Scientists Say

As a third piece of an ongoing scientific assessment of California’s oil and natural gas sector mandated as part of the new well stimulation rules called for in SB 4, a team of earth scientists is examining the Monterey Shale, but their early observations released on Wednesday indicate they don’t expect their work or the new rules to change much near term in the state’s oil/gas patch.

January 15, 2015

Monterey, Bakken Shales Are Polar Opposites, Experts Say

As the industry moves along its steep learning curve dealing with the shale revolution, it is becoming clearer there is no real comparison between California’s Monterey Shale and North Dakota’s Bakken Shale. They are night-and-day opposites, according to several industry speakers at a hydraulic fracturing (fracking) conference Tuesday in Los Angeles.

August 14, 2014

Two State Studies Tout Oil/Gas Economic Benefits

Separate academic studies in California and Colorado emerged Tuesday supporting the macroeconomic benefits of oil and natural gas development and warning against bans on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

April 3, 2014

Monterey Shale, Northeast Nevada Plays on Radar

Among still-emerging plays on the U.S. shale horizon, California's Monterey Shale and an under-explored northeast corner of Nevada received a shout out at the BakerHostetler Shale Symposium on Monday in Houston.

March 27, 2014

Monterey Shale’s Potential Questioned in Study

A recent study sponsored by two anti-hydraulic fracturing (fracking) organizations calls into question the bullish estimates for California’s Monterey Shale. “Drilling California: A Reality Check on the Monterey Shale” is an analysis of previously released bullish production estimates of 15.4 billion bbl (see Shale Daily, Sept. 13, 2011).

December 9, 2013

California Lawmakers Consider Fracking Moratorium

A proposal to place a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in California (AB 972) passed out of a state senate committee Tuesday and is headed for further consideration, but the bill faces stiff opposition by industry.

June 28, 2012

EIA: Shale Gas Reserves Estimate Doubles From Year Ago

Shale gas resources — and growing output from shale oil — will offset declines in other U.S. supplies through 2035, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday.

December 17, 2010