Strategy

Wyoming Eyes Baseline Water Tests for Drillers

Wyoming Eyes Baseline Water Tests for Drillers

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is considering a pre-drilling water testing requirement for oil and natural gas operators in the state.

February 7, 2013
Devon Energy Selling Utica Shale Assets in Eastern Ohio

Devon Energy Selling Utica Shale Assets in Eastern Ohio

Devon Energy Corp. is selling its assets in the Utica Shale in eastern Ohio, part of a strategy to raise new venture capital so it can focus on opportunities in the Permian Basin, Mississippian Lime and the Niobrara formation.

February 4, 2013

Hess Selling Terminals, Refining Business to Focus on E&P

Hess Corp. said Monday it plans to sell its oil terminal network in the United States and close its refinery at Port Reading, NJ, part of its strategy to completely exit the refining business and transform into an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on unconventional assets.

January 29, 2013

Shell CEO: Natural Gas Plays to Strengths

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s management team laid out its strategy plan last week, which remains laser focused on global natural gas.

November 19, 2012

Shell CEO: Natural Gas Plays to Technology, Financial Strength

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s management team laid out its strategy plan on Wednesday, which will continue to be focused on global natural gas.

November 15, 2012

Nucor Takes Half-Stake in Encana Natural Gas Wells

U.S. steel and iron producer Nucor Corp. last week said it is taking a half-stake in some of Encana Corp.’s U.S. natural gas wells in Colorado to guard against an expected increase in U.S. gas prices.

November 12, 2012

New Brunswick Shale Moratorium Unnecessary, Says Researcher

New Brunswick should require a portion of any natural gas found in its shale plays be set aside for use in the province and should put in place a water use strategy for the shale gas industry, but it should not place a moratorium on the industry, according to a report by Louis LaPierre, a professor emeritus in biology at the University of Moncton.

October 22, 2012

New Brunswick Should Avoid Shale Moratorium, Researcher Says

New Brunswick should require a portion of any natural gas found in its shale plays be set aside for use in the province and should put in place a water use strategy for the shale gas industry, but it should not place a moratorium on the industry, according to a report by Louis LaPierre, a professor emeritus in biology at the University of Moncton.

October 16, 2012

Obama, Democrats Pledge Support for Renewables, Natural Gas

While President Obama repeated his pledge for an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy that mingles support for both fossil and renewable resources at the Democratic National Convention last week, the emphasis was on renewables. He also continued his attack on Big Oil, warning he “would not let oil companies write this nation’s energy policy.”

September 10, 2012

Democrats’ Energy Platform Focuses on Clean Energy

The Democrats have released an energy platform focused on an “all-of the-above” strategy that leans heavily on clean energy to create jobs and only briefly mentions fossil fuels, such as natural gas.

September 5, 2012