On the heels of its exit from Wyoming’s Pinedale Anticline earlier this week, QEP Resources Inc. on Thursday announced plans to acquire 13,800 net acres in the Permian’s Midland sub-basin for $732 million, further signaling its intentions to grow liquids in its portfolio.
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An appellate court gave the Trump administration one week to decide whether to defend an embattled rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public and tribal lands.
A trio of powerful Democratic senators criticized the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) recent decision to repropose regulations implementing limits on speculative futures and swaps positions as called for in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Thursday voted to issue for public comment a supplement to its December 2013 position limits proposal aimed at limiting speculative trading in the swaps markets.
After months of being hounded on the campaign trail to take a position on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she is opposed to the project and had delayed taking a position to avoid interfering with the Obama administration.
Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. on Tuesday announced a deal to sell 5,210 net acres in Tyler County, WV, to an undisclosed operator, checking-off one item on a long list it has been working on to generate more cash and jump-start its idled operations in the Appalachian Basin.
Gulfport Energy Corp. continues to bolster its acreage position in the Utica Shale of southeast Ohio, inking a deal last week that will find it paying $478,500 in signing bonuses and 20% of production royalties to a small village along the Ohio River.
Reaching the deadline for comments on proposed new rules aimed at limiting speculative trading in the swaps markets, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) had heard from dozens of energy companies, financial institutions and others, most recommending alterations to the agency’s proposed rulemaking.
Denver-based Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp., which is focused on the Bakken Shale in North Dakota’s Williston Basin, grew oil and gas sales volumes by 83% during the second quarter compared to a year ago; crude oil accounted for 87% of second quarter sales. The company has raised capital spending and production guidance for the remainder of the year.
Sanchez Energy Corp. has revised its spending and operations guidance following the closing of the acquisition of South Texas assets from Hess Corp.