Exploration & Production

4 hours ago

Shale producer turned oil tech maker forms JV with Schlumberger

BY Luke GeiverJeff Saponja and his team at Heal Systems bring a proven background to their work and development of a new unconventional oil and gas production enhancement technology. Before Saponja started Production Plus Energy, he was a Bakken operator. READ MORE

7 hours ago

New study shows the benefits of natural gas across the U.S.

BY Staff A new study released by the American Petroleum Institute outlines the economic and energy benefits the U.S. receives from natural gas production and makes projections about the future. In 2015, the resource supported 4 million jobs in the country. READ MORE

8 hours ago

New study offers first ever look at shale’s impact in Texas

BY Luke GeiverA group of experts in the fields of medicine, engineering and science believe they've completed the first-of-its-kind study on the impact of shale oil and gas development in Texas. READ MORE

10 hours ago

How shale 2.0 is paving the way for the digital oilfield

BY Mark Hill The upstream industry loves a good dust-up. From crashing oil prices to Saudi over-production, the last two years have tested that tenacity like never before. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

Shale breakevens from the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank

BY Staff Kunal Patel is the oil and gas markets insights leader with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Patel spoke with us about his team's efforts on an energy indicator report and other information relevant to the shale energy industry. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

EQT set to become largest US gas producer after $6.7B purchase

BY Luke GeiverThe benefit of drilling longer laterals for shale oil or gas production has now been proven by EQT Corp. The Pittsburgh-based shale gas producer has agreed to acquire Rice Energy for roughly $6.7 billion. The reason: to drill longer laterals. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

Oxy buys Permian enhanced oil recovery assets for $600M

BY Luke GeiverOccidental Petroleum is increasing its stake and responsibilities related to an enhanced oil recovery property in Texas. Through a deal with Hess Corp., Oxy will become the main operator of the CO2 EOR assets. READ MORE

June 20, 2017

U.S. Silica building frack sand mine, plant to support Permian

BY Patrick C. Miller In response to the growing demand for frack sand in West Texas, U.S. Silica is building a new mine and plant to support expanding oil and gas activity in the Permian and Delaware basins. The $225 million project should be completed by year's end. READ MORE

June 19, 2017

Baker Hughes, GE reach milestone in merger transaction

BY Patrick C. Miller Baker Hughes and GE reached a milestone in their proposed merger when the U.S. Department of Justice approved an agreement allowing the transaction to move forward. The deal is expected to be completed by the middle of the year. READ MORE