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E&Ps, OFS Firms Cite Uncertainty as Activity Slows Dramatically in 4Q2018, Says Dallas Fed

E&Ps, OFS Firms Cite Uncertainty as Activity Slows Dramatically in 4Q2018, Says Dallas Fed

Growth in energy sector activity slowed significantly in the final three months of 2018, according to the quarterly Dallas Fed Energy Survey of oil and gas executives.

January 3, 2019

Emerging Technologies Likely to Improve U.S. Oil, Gas Business, Say Execs

U.S. oil and natural gas executives are looking to incorporate emerging technologies to improve business operations, but they do not expect artificial intelligence (AI) or automation to eliminate jobs, according to KPMG’s 2018 U.S. Energy Outlook Survey.

April 23, 2018

OFS, E&P Activity Expanding in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico, Says Dallas Fed

The oil and gas sector continued to strengthen during the first three months of this year in Texas, northern Louisiana and southeastern New Mexico, the Federal Reserve Bank’s Dallas arm said.

March 29, 2018
U.S. E&Ps Seen Raising 2018 Capex by 15%, with Canadian Spend 9% Higher, Says Evercore

U.S. E&Ps Seen Raising 2018 Capex by 15%, with Canadian Spend 9% Higher, Says Evercore

A pivotal year awaits exploration and production (E&P) companies worldwide, with capital spending on course to increase 7% overall, led by a 15% gain in U.S. onshore-weighted budgets, according to Evercore ISI’s annual survey.

December 13, 2017

Midcontinent Energy Operators Less Optimistic, Cite Need for Higher Oil, Natural Gas Prices

Midcontinent oil and natural gas activity, including in Colorado, Oklahoma and Wyoming, slowed during the second quarter, according to a survey of energy operators by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

July 14, 2017

E&Ps, Lenders More Optimistic About Spring Redeterminations, Capex Plans

Spring redeterminations look “modestly improved” for the oil and natural gas market, according to a survey of borrowers and lenders.

April 7, 2017

Obama Administration Denies Atlantic Ocean Airgun Seismic Survey Requests

Citing the fact that no oil and gas lease sales are planned through at least 2022, the Obama administration on Friday denied six pending applications that sought to conduct airgun seismic surveys in the Mid- and South Atlantic Planning Areas of the Atlantic Ocean.

January 6, 2017

Halliburton Staffing Up in Permian; Texas Energy Labor Market Turns Positive in 4Q2016

Halliburton Co. is ready to hire more than 200 people in the Permian Basin for “all of its product service lines and support functions,” a spokeswoman confirmed Friday, further evidence that the oil and natural gas industry is gearing up for better days following a two-year slump.

December 30, 2016

U.S. E&P Investors Bullish Oil, Bearish NatGas, Says Bernstein Survey

Energy investors overwhelmingly think U.S. oil prices will remain in the $50-60/bbl range in 2017, with only 13% forecasting near-time prices of $40-50, according to a quarterly survey by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. LLC.

December 15, 2016
Oklahoma Most Attractive For Global Oil, NatGas Investment, Fraser Institute Finds

Oklahoma Most Attractive For Global Oil, NatGas Investment, Fraser Institute Finds

Oklahoma toppled Texas from the No. 1 spot as the most attractive jurisdiction in the world for oil and natural gas investment, a global survey of energy executives by the Fraser Institute found. Meanwhile, Alberta, long the heart of Canada’s energy industry, has lost its allure.

December 6, 2016