Exploration & Production

February 12, 2019

Reveal releases FracEYE system to reduce frac hits in shale wells

BY Luke GeiverTo minimize the effect of frac hits in mutliwell pads, Reveal Energy Services has developed a new product it calls FracEYE. The monitoring system allows operators to make timely adjustments to wells. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Apache's 2019 shale spend: $1.7B

BY Luke GeiverIn the next year, Apache expects to grow overall production across its U.S. operations by up to 16 percent. In the Permian, Apache will grow oil production from Q4 2018 to the same period in 2019 by roughly 5 percent. READ MORE

February 12, 2019

Solaris signs another water deal, starts Permian recycling

BY Solaris Water Midstream Solaris Water Midstream LLC has begun recycling operations and has added new acreage and volume commitments that support a major expansion of its Pecos Star system, located in the heart of the Permian. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

First Bakken, now Permian: Meridian announces second refinery

BY Meridian Energy Group Meridian Energy Group Inc., has announced that the company has entered into agreement with a Winkler Company subsidiary establishing site control in Winkler County, Texas, for a new Meridian full-conversion crude oil refinery. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

Chevron will use acquired refinery to bolster Permian ops

BY Luke GeiverChevron U.S.A. Inc. is bolstering its Permian operations through the purchase of a $350 million light oil refinery. The oil major announced plans recently to acquire the Pasadena Refining System. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

Bakken's NDPC forms standardized contractor training program

BY North Dakota Petroleum Council Currently, contractors for the oil and gas industry must meet orientation and training requirements for each company they perform work for throughout the year. READ MORE

February 05, 2019

US Steel restarting energy tubular operations in TX

BY Luke GeiverCiting an improvement in market conditions, United States Steel Corp. has announced plans to restart tubular production operations in Lone Star, Texas, to serve the Permian shale oil play. READ MORE

February 04, 2019

Report outlines impact of Venezuela turmoil on global oil market

BY IHS Markit A new report by IHS Markit on Venezuela examines the impact of U.S. sanctions on the country's oil industry as well as the implications for the global oil market. READ MORE

February 04, 2019

2 shale pipeline updates show possibilities for Bakken, Permian

BY Luke GeiverThe push to build more shale oil transport pipelines across the country’s largest plays isn’t slowing down. In January, multiple projects were announced or updated, including a light oil pipeline for the Bakken and Permian. READ MORE