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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
West Virginia Supreme Court Favors Landowners in Pipeline Survey Fight

West Virginia Supreme Court Favors Landowners in Pipeline Survey Fight

Two West Virginia landowners have succeeded in their fight to stop Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) developers from surveying their property without permission after the state Supreme Court ruled in their favor on Tuesday.

November 16, 2016
Lenders Appearing More Optimistic as E&P Fall Redeterminations Beckon

Lenders Appearing More Optimistic as E&P Fall Redeterminations Beckon

Fall redetermination season for U.S. exploration and production (E&P) companies is about to begin, with lenders more optimistic about borrowing levels, while exploration and production (E&P) companies appearing to accept that low commodity prices may be sustained.

October 4, 2016
U.S. Onshore Completions Activity Forecast to Sharply Outpace Drilling

U.S. Onshore Completions Activity Forecast to Sharply Outpace Drilling

Rystad Energy is forecasting horizontal oil completion activity in the U.S. onshore will outpace drilling operations by 30% in the second half of 2016, resulting in a sharp contraction in the drilled but uncompleted (DUC) inventory by 800 wells.

June 23, 2016
Hefty Private Equity War Chest Readied For NatGas, Oil Investments

Hefty Private Equity War Chest Readied For NatGas, Oil Investments

Privately backed financial firms have close to $1 trillion ready to deploy into the global oil and natural gas sector, with one-quarter now planning acquisitions by year’s end that mostly target North America and the Asia-Pacific, a survey by Ernst & Young has found.

June 21, 2016

New Technologies, Collaboration Said Driving Operational Efficiencies in Energy Industry

Unmanned robots, aerial drones and 3-D printing technologies could more efficiently secure global oil and gas supplies, a survey of energy professionals by Lloyd’s Register (LR) has found.

May 9, 2016

New Technologies, Collaboration Said Driving Operational Efficiencies in Energy Industry

Unmanned robots, aerial drones and 3-D printing technologies could more efficiently secure global oil and gas supplies, a survey of energy professionals by Lloyd’s Register (LR) has found.

May 9, 2016

Energy Operators Still Cite Digital Tech Investments as Keys to Improve Wells, Capital Efficiencies

Upstream operators may be scrutinizing their dwindling finances, but they haven’t stopped investing in digital technologies to improve well completions and capital efficiencies, according to a new global survey.

March 9, 2016
Natural Gas Marketers’ Long Slide Continued Through End of 2015, NGI Survey Finds

Natural Gas Marketers’ Long Slide Continued Through End of 2015, NGI Survey Finds

Frustratingly low commodities prices continued to exert their force as 2015 wound down, with a majority of the companies participating in NGI’s 4Q2015 Top North American Gas Marketers Ranking reporting lower sales transaction numbers than they did in 4Q2014.

March 4, 2016

West Virginia Senate Votes Down Pipeline Survey Bill

The West Virginia Senate on Monday rejected a bill that would have given natural gas companies the right to survey on private property without the owner’s consent.

March 2, 2016