Providers

NGL-Focused JV Targets ‘Shift in the Market’

Producers’ increasing interest in liquids-rich gas plays that has made it necessary for midstream service providers to offer natural gas liquids (NGL) capabilities is what is suggested by this week’s pairing of Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) and Regency Energy Partners LP in a joint venture (JV) to do just that.

March 24, 2011

Most Comply With EPA Hydrofracking Inquiry

Eight out of nine major national and regional hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) service providers have agreed to submit “timely and complete information” to help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conduct its study on hydrofracking and its impact on drinking water quality, the EPA said last week. Halliburton, after failing to comply with the agency’s voluntary requests for information, has been subpoenaed.

November 15, 2010

EPA Hydrofracking Inquiry Receives Near-Unanimous Cooperation

Eight out of nine major national and regional hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) service providers have agreed to submit “timely and complete information” to help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conduct its study on hydrofracking and its impact on drinking water quality, the EPA said Tuesday. Halliburton, after failing to comply with the agency’s voluntary requests for information, has been subpoenaed.

November 10, 2010

Most Service Companies Comply With EPA Hydrofracking Inquiry

Eight out of nine major national and regional hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) service providers have agreed to submit “timely and complete information” to help the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) conduct its study on hydrofracking and its impact on drinking water quality, the EPA said Tuesday. Halliburton, after failing to comply with the agency’s voluntary requests for information, has been subpoenaed.

November 10, 2010

EPA Presses Nine Firms for Hydrofracing Information

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent letters to nine major national and regional hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) service providers to assess the impact of the natural gas production practice on drinking water quality and public health.

September 13, 2010

EPA Presses Nine Firms for Hydrofracing Information

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has sent letters to nine major national and regional hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) service providers to assess the impact of the natural gas production practice on drinking water quality and public health.

September 10, 2010

Oilfield Service Operators Seadrill, Allis-Chalmers to Merge

Seadrill’s majority-owned subsidiary Seawell Ltd. and Allis-Chalmers Energy Inc. have become the latest oilfield service providers to merge, announcing late Thursday that they would combine in a transaction valued at $890 million, including debt.

August 16, 2010

GOM Shallow-Water Players Getting ‘Mixed Signals’ from MMS

Drilling is still ongoing in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), but producers and rig providers are “uncertain” as to how long this will continue. They say they have received “mixed signals” from the Interior Department’s Minerals Management Services (MMS) in recent days over whether they can proceed with any drilling in the Gulf, no matter what the water depth.

June 7, 2010

GOM Shallow-Water Players Getting ‘Mixed Signals’ from MMS

Drilling is still ongoing in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), but producers and rig providers are “uncertain” how long this will continue. They say they have received “mixed signals” from the Interior Department’s Minerals Management Services (MMS) in recent days over whether they can proceed with any drilling in the Gulf, no matter what water depth.

June 7, 2010

Energy Groups Give Congress OTC Reform Wish List

Three associations representing electric and natural gas utilities and power providers have called on Congress to exempt end-users from having to clear over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions that are used to hedge against commodity price risk. While supporting the clearing of derivative transactions involving large dealers in OTC legislation being considered by Congress, they said they opposed any mandate requiring “all or most” OTC derivative transactions to be centrally cleared or traded on regulated exchanges, saying this ultimately would increase prices to retail gas and electric customers.

November 30, 2009