Exploration & Production

June 03, 2019

EnergyFunders to allow direct investments in US shale plays

BY EnergyFunders EnergyFunders, an innovative digital energy investment platform based in the energy capital of Houston, is officially joining the ranks of large, publicly traded oil and gas operators who operate in advanced shale plays like the Permian and Bakken. READ MORE

May 31, 2019

Report: Independent oil, gas producers dominating US energy

BY Independent Petroleum Association of America Independent oil and natural gas producers are dominating the United States energy markets, now accounting for 83 percent of the nation's oil production and 90 percent of its natural gas and NGL production. READ MORE

May 31, 2019

Exterran lands major water contract with Permian producer

BY Exterran Exterran, a global systems and process company offering solutions in the oil, gas, water and power markets, announces its Water Solutions business has secured a significant produced water treatment contract after a successful pilot test in 2018. READ MORE

May 30, 2019

Devon Energy embarks on new US shale focus

BY Luke GeiverDevon Energy is working to become a U.S. shale oil pure-play company following the sale of its Canadian assets. In a deal valued at nearly $3 billion, the Oklahoma-based exploration and production firm is planning a new focus. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Stage Completions records 142-stage Permian shale well

BY Stage Completions The Bowhead II system runs a dissolvable ball on collet that activates sliding sleeves. The Bowhead II system has a constant ID through the wellbore that is cementable in place and allows for longer laterals, tighter spacing and higher pump rates. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Former RSP Permian execs start blank check energy firm

BY Luke GeiverAfter developing, and then selling, RSP Permian Inc. for $9.5 billion to Concho Resources, a trio of former shale oil and gas executives are leading a new blank check energy company. READ MORE

May 28, 2019

Texas oil, gas activity numbers reveal curious trend

BY Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Despite declines in rig count, drilling permits, well completions, and E&P employment, the Texas oil and gas economy is expanding according to new info from the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. READ MORE

May 22, 2019

Oxy, Carbon Engineering plan direct air capture plant for Permian

BY Oxy Low Carbon Ventures LLC, Carbon Engineering Oxy Low Carbon Ventures LLC, a subsidiary of Occidental, and Carbon Engineering Ltd., a Canadian clean energy company, have announced they are jointly proceeding with the engineering and design of the world's largest facility. READ MORE

May 21, 2019

New completion designs, breakevens help Bakken break records

BY Luke GeiverA historic, decades-old oilfield in North Dakota is responsible for one of the highest barrel per day initial production rates ever recorded from a well on land in the U.S. The results have big implications for the Bakken and Three Forks shale plays. READ MORE