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July 30, 2019

US DOE funding $40M to shale EOR research in Bakken, West Texas

BY U.S. Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy has selected five projects to receive approximately $39.9 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development projects. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Ag firm establishes oil produced water tech in Wyoming oil fields

BY Encore Green Environmental Conservation By-Design is a patent-pending methodology which re-purposes by-product water from oil wells, sometimes called ‘produced water,’ to be processed to match the needs of the surrounding soil and then applied to the ground. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Cimarex signs with AI analytics group for shale operations

BY OAG Analytics OAG Analytics, an expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence in the oil and gas industry, has announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Cimarex Energy Co. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

H&P explains trends in US shale drilling rig counts, utilization

BY Luke GeiverThe focus by U.S. shale producers on capital discipline is impacting the drilling sector. Helmerich & Payne Inc. updated investors on the effects of capital spending. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Japan power firm makes move into US shale gas, buys Sabine

BY Luke GeiverFor the first time, a Japanese company has acquired a U.S. shale gas producer. Osaka gas has agreed to a deal that will include 175,000 acres in the Haynesville shale gas play owned and operated by Sabine Oil and Gas. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

CP Energy adds Spartan services to bolster shale footprint

BY Luke GeiverCP Energy Services Inc. has added Spartan Energy Services. CP now consists of CP Well Testing, Arctic Energy Services, and Foster Testing. Spartan is a leading, multi-basin, oilfield services company. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Halliburton explains new vision for US shale

BY Luke GeiverHalliburton is deploying a new North American unconventional oil and gas operational playbook to maximize its fiscal results. As the energy service giant's clients change, Halliburton has adapted how it navigates the business of shale oil and gas. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Evolution Well Services signs new deal for electric frack fleet

BY Evolution Well Services Evolution Well Services has announced the execution of a 30-month agreement to provide dedicated electric hydraulic fracturing services for a leading onshore oil and gas producer. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Schlumberger leaders talk oil market, shale tech, North America

BY Luke GeiverDuring Schlumberger's second quarter conference call update to investors, the global energy services giant provided input on the macro environment for oil supply and demand, the North American land market and new tech. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Pipeline investors bolster case for growing their strategic fund

BY Luke GeiverNEP has formed the Strategic Pipeline Income Fund for accredited investors. The fund is meant to capitalize on the continued, and growing, need for pipelines to move oil, gas and ethanol across the U.S. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

New shale tech reveals parent, child well issues at inception

BY Deep Imaging Deep Imaging’s Real-Time Fluid Tracking solution enables operators to see fracs happen and make adjustments in real-time to avoid costly setbacks, improve profitability. READ MORE

July 23, 2019

Surge Energy uses Basic Energy to drill, frac record Permian well

BY Basic Energy Services Basic Energy Services Inc. has announced that one of its high-spec, 24-hour rig and equipment packages recently completed a record-setting Wolfcamp A well for Surge Energy US Holdings Co. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Bakken presenters explain why shale play is on cusp of new era

BY Luke GeiverThe Bakken shale play has gone through several phases, and now, thanks to the presenters and speakers at the 2019 Bakken Conference & Expo, stakeholders can a glimpse into the future of the Bakken. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Lucid, XTO agree to long-term Delaware Basin gas deal

BY Lucid Energy Group Lucid’s assets are strategically positioned for XTO’s development plans and complement what its affiliates are planning for midstream infrastructure within the basin and out of the basin to the downstream markets. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

US surpasses 12 million barrels per day of oil for first time

BY Emily Geary/U.S. Energy Information Administration U.S. crude oil production and lease condensate reached another milestone in April 2019, totaling 12.2 million barrels per day, according to EIA's latest Petroleum Supply Monthly. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Permian rise pushes Enterprise to add Houston Ship Channel volume

BY Enterprise Product Partners LP Enterprise Products Partners LP has announced three additional expansion projects that will increase the partnership's capacity to load liquefied petroleum gas, polymer grade propylene and crude oil. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Oil expert: We are in historic crude infrastructure boom

BY Wood Mackenzie Growing supply of Permian crude means the basin will need extra crude oil takeaway capacity of up to 500,000 barrels per day by the end of the next decade, according to new research from global natural resources firm Wood Mackenzie. READ MORE

July 09, 2019

Oilfield containment firm acquires TX water treatment service

BY Mustang Extreme Environmental Services Mustang Extreme Environmental Services has acquired Aria Rose Oilfield Solutions, a leading provider of in situ and on-the-fly water treatment services for in-ground and above-ground water storage and treatment facilities. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Bakken Conference set to bring new insight on tech, policy, plans

BY North American Shale Magazine The 2019 panel presentations will provide in-depth analysis and timely presentations from 30-plus speakers including a special session titled, “Innovation in Bakken Research: University- and Industry-Led Efforts to Solve Big Problems." READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Cimarron acquires oil recovery, emissions firm Hy-Bon

BY Cimarron Energy Inc. Cimarron Energy Inc. has acquired the Hy-Bon/EDI, an established market leader in vapor recovery and emissions control solutions for oil and natural gas applications. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

ProPetro continues expansion of electric frac fleets in Permian

BY Luke GeiverThe company announced this month that talks with two major clients, XTO Energy Inc. and Diamondback Energy, two of the largest Permian shale operators, have progressed and could lead to future deployment of ProPetro technology. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Drone report recognizes ND's SkySkopes for innovation in oil, gas

BY Luke GeiverSkySkopes, a drone service provider that has brought innovative optical gas imaging services to the Bakken for several service companies and operators trying to manage and maintain midstream assets in the Williston Basin, was nationally recognized. READ MORE

July 01, 2019

Permian refinery developer lines up another product contract

BY Luke GeiverWhen a proposed West Texas oil refinery begins operating, the development company behind it, MMEX Resources Corp., will have buyers for all of its product. READ MORE

July 01, 2019

Kinder Morgan, Tallgrass plan to expand Bakken crude takeaway

BY Luke GeiverKinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) and Tallgrass Energy have announced a new plan to move additional Bakken crude out of western North Dakota. A new expansion of existing infrastructure could help move more Bakken crude to Cushing, Oklahoma. READ MORE

June 26, 2019

Milestone breaks ground on Permian shale slurry injection site

BY Milestone Environmental Services Milestone’s ongoing strategic expansion will support growing customer needs for disposal, as well as our goal to have a facility within an hour of every customer in the region. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Nine Point gains $320M loan for Bakken developments

BY Luke GeiverAB Private Credit Investors LLC will loan roughly $320 million to help Nine Point Energy continue buildings its Williston Basin position. Nine Point is active in Williams and McKenzie Counties in North Dakota. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Archrock to acquire shale gas compressor company for $410M

BY Archrock The assets being acquired from Elite are highly utilized, predominantly large-horsepower compression units, more than 80 percent of which are contracted for more than three years with blue-chip customers. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Electric motor developer, US Well Services sign on for frac fleet

BY Luke GeiverA pioneer in electric-powered hydraulic fracturing technology is making its relationship with a electric motor developer official. U.S. Well Services Inc. has entered into an official agreement. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Shale gas from Permian to source new plastics plant near Gulf

BY Luke GeiverFood packaging, construction materials and agricultural films may soon be produced from shale gas sourced from the Permian Basin. Gulf Coast Growth Ventures LLC, a joint venture group, has contracted with Mitsubishi for the build-out of a new plant. READ MORE

June 25, 2019

Bakken to surpass record output despite gas bottlenecks

BY ESAI Energy ESAI Energy points to increasing rig productivity and efficiency gains in areas outside of the Bakken core that are translating into high growth rates for the basin as a whole. READ MORE