ExxonMobil’s commitment to shale gas on display at new facility

ExxonMobil Chemical's place in the shale gas industry was strengthened this month following the completion of two new 650,000 ton per year polyethylene lines at its plastics plant in Texas. The plant will use shale gas as feedstock.

Abraxas Petroleum acquires Wolfcamp and Bone Spring acreage

In a $22.2 million agreement, San Antonio-based Abraxas Petroleum Corp. will acquire 2,008 net acres in the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring formations of the Delaware Basin in Texas. Bob Watson, Abraxas CEO, said the move is in line with strategic goals.

Frack sand logistics provider adds rail, storage for Permian

Twin Eagle Sand Logistics LLC is doing its part to bring more sand into the Permian Basin of Texas. The Houston-based midstream and wholesale energy services provider that formed in 2010 is adding 30,000 tons of vertical storage in Big Springs.

Carlyle Group inks Oklahoma oil development deal with EOG

The biggest name in unconventional oil development has found a partner for its Ellis County, Oklahoma, assets. EOG Resources Inc. has formed a definitive agreement with The Carlyle Group on a deal worth $400 million over four years.

Lonestar Resources acquires Eagle Ford acreage for $117 million

Lonestar Resources CEO Frank Bracken says the acquisition of new oil and gas properties in the Eagle Ford valued at about $117 million will have a transformational effect on the company. The properties are estimated to contain 31.4 million BOE.

ND government, industry meet to discuss pipeline safety

Regulatory officials and industry representatives met in Bismarck last week at the request of North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to discuss how best practices and technology can be used to improve pipeline safety in the state.

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June 20-22, 2017
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