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Lawmaker: Study Understated Risks to Barnett Residents

People living near Barnett Shale gas production facilities could be at risk for immune system damage from toxic air emissions, and the risk is likely understated by an air quality study completed for the city of Fort Worth earlier this year, a state lawmaker warned Mayor Betsy Price in a letter.

December 27, 2011

Weir Extends Reach into North America’s Unconventional Fields

Scottish upstream operator Weir Group plc is extending its reach into North America’s unconventional natural gas and oil fields with a deal to acquire Houston-based Seaboard Holdings Inc. for $675 million.

November 29, 2011

Consol Expects ‘Sweet Spots’ in Utica

The Utica Shale could be more profitable than the Marcellus Shale, but it could also prove to be more challenging, a Consol Energy Inc. executive suggested at a conference in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

October 21, 2011

Pipeliners: Proposed Emissions Rules Misguided

There is “no defensible reason” for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to subject natural gas pipelines and storage facilities to regulation of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC), said a major interstate gas pipeline group.

October 14, 2011

Regency Expanding Eagle Ford Gathering System

Regency Energy Partners LP said it will spend about $450 million to construct a wellhead gathering system and other infrastructure in order to serve an undisclosed producer in the Eagle Ford Shale with gas and condensate gathering.

June 6, 2011

Firm Corrects Fort Worth Air Monitoring Gaffe

An early report from an ongoing Fort Worth air quality study has been corrected to show that volatile organic compounds (VOC) detected at one of the monitored sites are much lower than stated more than two weeks ago.

March 2, 2011

For North American Gas Market, It’s Deja Vu

North American natural gas producers have the geological resource, know-how, equipment and motivation to grow supplies faster than organic market demand, and with those drivers in place, this year will be a repeat of 2010, Barclays Capital analysts said last week.

February 14, 2011

For North American Gas Market, It’s Deja Vu

North American natural gas producers have the geological resource, know-how, equipment and motivation to grow supplies faster than organic market demand, and with those drivers in place, this year will be a repeat of 2010, Barclays Capital analysts said Monday.

February 8, 2011

Chesapeake Ups Ante in Marcellus; CEO Predicts ‘Oil Shale Revolution’

Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon continues to put his money where the shale is, most recently by adding another 500,000 net acres to the company’s million-plus acre leasehold in the Marcellus Shale.

November 5, 2010

Wyoming Shut-ins Fail to Slow Ultra’s Gas Gains

Ultra Petroleum Corp. managed to increase its natural gas-directed organic production by 22% in 3Q2007, despite voluntarily shutting in about 12% of its production from wells in the Green River Basin of southwestern Wyoming. Now with the “probable likelihood” of an early start-up for the Rockies Express Pipeline Ltd. (REX), the company is readying to build on its growing reserves.

February 25, 2008