BreitBurn Energy Partners LP (BBEP) is buying oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin in Texas from CrownRock LP for approximately $282 million.
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BHP Billiton’s U.S. shale business will grow liquids production to 200,000 b/d in fiscal 2017, based on planned annual investment of $4 billion, while the company’s total onshore U.S. production reaches 500,000 boe/d over the same period, Tim Cutt, president of the BHP’s petroleum and potash business said in Houston Tuesday.
Two independent producers unveiled their capital expenditure budgets this week and gave an early update on production guidance for 2014 in basins stretching from Texas to the Rocky Mountains.
Counties in the Eagle Ford Shale region of South Texas were four of the state’s top five oil-producing counties during September, while North Texas counties were four of the top five natural gas producers, according to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC).
Devon Energy Corp. on Wednesday renewed its onshore North American exploration portfolio, dancing away from the one that brought it to the dance — unconventional natural gas — to marry crude oil, a big reason it agreed to spend $6 billion for oily land in the Eagle Ford Shale.
Natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale continues to surge higher, with 12.9 Bcf/d expected to come out of the prolific play in December, a 3.3% increase from 12.5 Bcf/d in November, according to EIA’s second Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) for key tight oil and shale gas regions.
Onshore powerhouse EOG Resources Inc. expects to ramp up 2014 activity and capital spending in the Eagle Ford and Bakken shales, assuming oil and natural gas prices are similar to current New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) prices, outgoing Executive Chairman Mark Papa said last week.
Spectra Energy and Spectra Energy Partners Monday announced they have executed new long-term contracts to bi-directionally transport 650,000 Dth/d of natural gas on their Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) system to accommodate the growing manufacturing sector and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export market along the Louisiana and Texas coast.