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February 13, 2018

Pioneer to divest of assets to become Permian pure-play operator

BY Patrick C. Miller Found In:Exploration & Production, Infrastructure & ConstructionDallas-based independent E&P Pioneer Natural Resources will divest of some Texas and Colorado acreage to become a Permian pure-play operator this year. The company also plans capital expenditures of $2.9 billion focused on its Permian acreage. READ MORE

February 13, 2018

BLM reopens comment period for venting, flaring rule

BY U.S. Bureau of Land Management Found In:Exploration & Production, Infrastructure & ConstructionThe U.S. Bureau of Land Management is commencing a comment period for its revised methane waste prevention rule that the agency reconsidered under the Trump administration. READ MORE

February 12, 2018

Federal oil and gas lease sales highest in 10 years

BY Staff Found In:Exploration & ProductionSales of oil and gas leases on federal lands in 2017 generated nearly $360 million in revenue, the most in a decade and an 86 percent increase over 2016. Half the money from lease sales goes to the states in which the activity occurs. READ MORE

February 12, 2018

New shale tech: mobile resin coated proppant plant in Permian

BY Luke GeiverFound In:Exploration & Production, Logistics, Products & TechnologyThe oilfield technology group of Hexion Inc. has great timing. The oil and gas arm of the greater chemical product developer recently unveiled a mobile resin-coated proppant manufacturing facility for the Permian. READ MORE

February 12, 2018

Organization opposes PA governor's natual gas severance tax

BY Patrick C. Miller Found In:Exploration & ProductionPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants legislators to pass a severance tax on the state's natural gas production. But the Marcellus Shale Coalition says industry has added $1.5 billion in revenues to the state's tax coffers, on top of other taxes paid. READ MORE


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