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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
Low Natural Gas, Oil Prices Biggest Challenge to U.S. Energy Sector This Year, Say CFOs

Low Natural Gas, Oil Prices Biggest Challenge to U.S. Energy Sector This Year, Say CFOs

Low natural gas and oil prices will be the biggest challenge for the domestic energy sector this year, with asset sales likely to continue and unconventional development less of a priority, according to a new survey of industry financial chiefs.

January 4, 2016
U.S. NatGas Industry’s ‘Exuberance’ Waned in 2015, Survey Says

U.S. NatGas Industry’s ‘Exuberance’ Waned in 2015, Survey Says

Safety, aging infrastructure and environmental regulation ranked as the top three issues facing the natural gas industry in 2015, according to a group of industry stakeholders surveyed by Black & Veatch Insights Group.

December 30, 2015

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

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

Bears Stirring Before Government Storage Data; July Called 4 Cents Lower

July natural gas is expected to open 4 cents lower Thursday morning at $2.81 as traders digest healthy estimates of government storage data but note greater risk to the forecast than normal. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

May 28, 2015