Industry, Regulators Unite to Defend Fracking in Mexico

Following repeated pledges by President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) after he takes office, some of the most prominent stakeholders in Mexico’s hydrocarbons sector – including oil companies, policymakers, and regulators – have launched a public relations campaign on behalf of unconventional exploration and production (E&P). Read More

Natural Gas Production From Big Seven Plays to Reach 74.06 Bcf/d in November, EIA Says

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is projecting production from the nation's seven most prolific onshore unconventional plays -- the Anadarko, Appalachian and Permian basins, and the Bakken, Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Niobrara formations -- will increase in November, continuing a nearly two-year trend, with natural gas output forecast to reach 74.06 Bcf/d and oil production an estimated 7.71 million b/d. Read More