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BLM revises rule to reduce flaring on federal lands

BY Patrick C. Miller The Bureau of Land Management is backtracking on an Obama administration rule issued in 2016 intended to reduce gas venting and flaring on federal lands. A revised final rule has been issued in line with Trump administration energy policies. READ MORE

September 19, 2018

Shale gas saves West Virginians $4.3 billion in energy costs

BY Staff West Virginia residents and businesses have saved $4.3 billion in energy costs over the past 10 years as a result of oil and gas development in the Marcellus and Utica shale formations, according to a new report from the Consumer Energy Alliance. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

Matador partakes in historic NM Delaware basin acreage buy

BY Luke GeiverMatador Resources invested $387 million for 8,400 gross acres,or $46,000 per acre, in the New Mexico Counties of Lea and Eddy. Both counties are situated in the prolific Delaware Basin. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

North Dakota to study gas storage as a flaring remedy

BY Patrick C. Miller With North Dakota's oil and gas production reaching all-time highs and gas capture goals not being met, the state will study the potential of temporarily storing produced gas in geologic formations until infrastructure can catch up. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Q&A: How new shale gas standard system could impact industry

BY Staff Independent Energy Standards has created a new system for differentiating shale gas production streams. Through it’s trademarked TrustWell Responsible Gas Program, IES is able to utilize data, analytics and other information sources for ratings. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

Pioneer takes stake in U.S. Silica's Permian sand mine

BY Luke GeiverPioneer Natural Resources is now a stakeholder in a West Texas frack sand mine. Through its agreement with U.S. Silica, the Midland Basin producer will gain an interest in U.S. Silica's Lamesa, Texas-mine. READ MORE

September 13, 2018

EIA: U.S. surpasses Russia, Saudi Arabia as top oil producer

BY Patrick C. Miller The U.S. has surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer, according to preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration. U.S. crude production exceeds Saudi Arabia's for the first time in more than 20 years. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

Upgraded water treatment tech gives operators multiple options

BY Patrick C. Miller Water Standard and its subsidiary Monarch Separators have upgraded their H2O Solutions technology platform specifically for unconventional oil and gas operations. It provides multiple options for produced- and flowback-water treatment. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

Shale gas rise: report shows manufacturing from shale over $200B

BY Staff Shale gas is a powerful engine of manufacturing growth, according to Cal Dooley, president and CEO of the American Chemistry Council. Dooley and his team recently released a report that details the impact of shale gas on chemicals and plastics. READ MORE