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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
Atlantic Coast Pipeline Working Through Court to Survey in Virginia as Opponents Stall

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Working Through Court to Survey in Virginia as Opponents Stall

Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) is working through a slew of court cases in Virginia as opponents try to block its ability to survey on private land to route the proposed 550-mile, 1.5 Bcf/d interstate natural gas pipeline.

February 4, 2016

Oilfield Service Companies Bearing Brunt of Falling Crude Prices, According to Survey

Since the start of the year, almost half of the privately held oilfield service company owners in the United States have seen their work volumes slump by more than 25%, and nearly 60% are bracing for more reductions, according Citadel Advisory Group.

September 15, 2015

Investors Less Enthusiastic About Higher Natural Gas Prices Over Coming Year

The energy industry is more convinced that U.S. natural gas prices will be lower over the coming year, while expectations are higher for oil prices to strengthen, a new survey by Bernstein Energy has found.

June 12, 2015