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Quicksilver in Hunt for Horn River Upstream Partner

After securing a natural gas midstream partnership in the Horn River Basin with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Quicksilver Resources Inc. now is pursuing a partnership to develop its upstream leasehold, executives said Thursday.

January 6, 2012

CNG or LNG, What’s a Trucker to Do?

Big rig truckers and fleet operators contemplating the purchase of a natural gas-fueled rig have several things to consider. One is the availability of fuel. Compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) don’t share the same availability characteristics, according to Kenworth Truck Co.’s Andy Douglas, national sales manager for specialty markets.

December 22, 2011

Many Not Thrilled With West Virginia’s New Marcellus Law

One day after HB 401 — also known as the Natural Gas Horizontal Wells Control Act –garnered overwhelming support in both houses of the West Virginia legislature (see Shale Daily, Dec. 15), advocates for the shale gas industry, surface owners’ rights and the environment told NGI’s Shale Daily on Thursday that the bill isn’t all they had hoped for.

December 16, 2011

Williams Unit Negotiating Big Marcellus Expansion

Williams midstream partnership is negotiating to buy Delphi Midstream Partners LLC, which among other things would give the natural gas operator ownership of the Laser Gathering System and other facilities that serve the Marcellus Shale.

December 5, 2011

Williams Looks to Expand in Marcellus

Tulsa-based Williams Partner LP is negotiating to buy Delphi Midstream Partners LLC, which among other things would give the natural gas operator ownership of the Laser Gathering System and other facilities that serve the Marcellus Shale.

December 5, 2011

Marcellus Price Gap Widens on Strong Production

Price divergence in Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s Zone 4 in northeastern Pennsylvania is one of those things that gets worse before it gets better.

November 1, 2011

Marcellus Price Gap Widens Further as Production Booms

Price divergence in Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s Zone 4 in northeastern Pennsylvania is one of those things that gets worse before it gets better.

November 1, 2011

Carrizo-Private Equity JV Targeting Utica Shale

A newly formed joint venture (JV) of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. and Avista Capital Partners has closed its first acquisition: 15,000 net acres in the Utica Shale in eastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania at an average cost of less than $1,500/acre, Carrizo said. The deal is the second announcement from the company in the same week as it strengthens its finances to plow ahead in the shales.

October 3, 2011

Eagle Ford Shale Water Use In ‘Developing Stage,’ Says Official

Texas keeps getting hotter and drier, and aquifer water levels keep declining as homeowners, farmers and oil and gas drillers keep pumping water for their various uses. However, one water watcher told NGI’s Shale Daily he does not expect curtailments on water use for drilling/hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Eagle Ford Shale.

August 11, 2011

New Brunswick Enacts Tougher Rules, Won’t Ban Fracking

New Brunswick officials said Thursday that while the province was enacting tougher natural gas regulations in the emerging Frederick Brook Shale, it would not implement a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

June 24, 2011