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Public Webinar Series on NY Fracking to Begin Wednesday

The New York State Petroleum Council (NYSPC), a division of the American Petroleum Institute (API), announced Monday that it would conduct the first of a series of free webinars about hydraulic fracturing for the public on Wednesday.

May 21, 2013

Texas Firm Seeks to Provide Gas-Based Well Site Services

Plan would also have drillers use natural gas-fueled rigs, but conflict arises between E&Ps and drilling companies regarding the use of gas at the well sites.

May 20, 2013

New Mexico County Believed to Be First to Ban Oil, Gas Drilling

In what is believed to be a first in the industry, elected officials in Mora County, NM, have enacted a total ban on oil and gas drilling.

May 13, 2013

Eagle Ford Helped Carrizo Set Oil-Driven Records During 1Q

Houston-based Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. turned in first quarter results that included record production and revenue driven by record oil results.

May 9, 2013

Encana U.S. Liquids Output Set to Double This Year

Liquids-rich onshore plays from a stable of better-known assets, including the San Juan Basin, and an emerging portfolio of unconventionals will “almost double” domestic liquids production this year, Encana Corp. U.S. chief Jeff Wojahn said Tuesday.

April 24, 2013
Chesapeake Markets 94,000-Acre Utica Package

Chesapeake Markets 94,000-Acre Utica Package

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has carved out a 94,000-acre tract in Ohio’s Stark and Portage counties to sell, land that represents roughly one-tenth of its leasehold in the Utica/Point Pleasant Shale.

April 11, 2013

Proposed Alaska Fracking Rules Too Strict, Industry Says

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) is weighing stricter regulations for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) that, among other things, would require expanded notification of landowners before fracking begins and disclosure of chemicals used in frack fluids.

April 9, 2013

Exports Key for NGLs, Says Wells Fargo

While oversupply and pricing issues continue to be problematic, it is premature to write off natural gas liquids (NGL) with the prospect that increased U.S. natural gas exports would help bolster NGL trade, an equity research team at Wells Fargo Securities LLC said after meeting with two Houston-based NGL companies.

April 8, 2013

Wells Fargo: Exports Hold Key for NGL Sector

While oversupply and pricing issues continue to be problematic, it is premature to write off natural gas liquids (NGL) with the prospect that increased U.S. natural gas exports would help bolster NGL trade, an equity research team at Wells Fargo Securities LLC said after meeting with two Houston-based NGL companies.

April 2, 2013

Talisman Considering Ending Shale Exploration in Poland

Calgary-based Talisman Energy Inc. is considering a plan to exit shale development in Poland, a move that helps the company focus elsewhere but is also a blow to what was once considered Europe’s best source for shale natural gas and a hedge against pipeline gas supplies from Russia.

March 14, 2013