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Canadian Arctic Push Not Completely Frozen

After surviving the shale gale, the aborted northern pipeline race and the 2008-2009 recession, the vision of Arctic wealth awaiting drilling beneath Canadian waters of the Beaufort Sea is also outlasting the current natural gas and oil price slump.

March 20, 2015

Veresen Places Christmas Bet on BC’s Shale Future

After nearly two decades of mastering turbulent markets for natural gas and liquid byproducts, a Calgary fixture of energy services is making a fresh start in the New Year on taking a leading role in the next generation of Canadian supplies.

January 6, 2015

Northern Natural Kansas Condemnation to Cost Company $7.3M

More than three years after Northern Natural Gas Co. was allowed to condemn more than 9,000 acres in south-central Kansas to contain gas migrating from an underground storage facility, the company got the bill for its action: about $7.3 million. That is far less than what landowners and oil/gas producers were seeking.

August 29, 2014
British Columbia’s Shale Gas Resources Rising

British Columbia’s Shale Gas Resources Rising

Natural gas supplies are on the rise in British Columbia (BC) even though drilling, slowed by weak prices, has barely scratched the surface of the province’s northern shale deposits.

January 16, 2014
Northern Gateway OK Bodes Well for Canada’s LNG Projects

Northern Gateway OK Bodes Well for Canada’s LNG Projects

Industry won a hotly contested test case of ability to build pipelines and tanker ports in sensitive Canadian territory when federal authorities Thursday approved a new oilsands conduit from Alberta to the northern Pacific Coast of British Columbia (BC).

December 20, 2013

Northern Natural Gas Pipeline Ruptures in Oklahoma

No one was hurt and customers were not affected, a pipeline spokesman said.

October 10, 2013
North American Drilling Market ‘Remains Uninspiring,’ Says Nabors CEO

North American Drilling Market ‘Remains Uninspiring,’ Says Nabors CEO

Nabors Industries Inc., the largest onshore drilling fleet operator and the biggest supplier of pressure pumping equipment, is not optimistic about seeing gains in the U.S. oil or gas patch through the rest of this year, CEO Tony Petrello said Wednesday.

July 25, 2013

Revised British Shale Gas Resource Could Equal Barnett or Marcellus

The Bowland-Hodder Shale of northern England has between 822 and 2,281 Tcf of natural gas in place, according to a new study that is the first to integrate all existing seismic data, geological analyses and well samples from the shale, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said Thursday. The assessment is higher than earlier estimates.

July 1, 2013
Britain’s Bowland-Hodder Shale Has 1,329 Tcf, Give or Take

Britain’s Bowland-Hodder Shale Has 1,329 Tcf, Give or Take

The Bowland-Hodder Shale of northern England has between 822 and 2,281 Tcf of natural gas in place, according to a new study that is the first to integrate all existing seismic data, geological analyses and well samples from the shale, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said Thursday. The assessment is higher than earlier estimates.

June 28, 2013
Constitution Seeks FERC Approval for Marcellus Pipeline Plan

Constitution Seeks FERC Approval for Marcellus Pipeline Plan

Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC has filed its long-awaited application with FERC seeking approval to construct a pipeline to carry natural gas from northern Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale to Northeast markets, the company said Friday, and Iroquois Gas Transmission has filed an application to build a key interconnect project.

June 17, 2013